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Chocolate Cake Day

Monday, January 27, 2014

Chocolate Cake Day



When : Always January 27th

Chocolate Cake Day is a chocolate lover's delight, and a day to eat cake. Why this is a day to "bake your chocolate cake....and eat it, too!"

On this day, a white or yellow cake will not do. Nor, will part chocolate, part white suffice. It must be chocolate, all chocolate. You can make milk chocolate, dark chocolate, fudge, or any other type of chocolate cake.



The only reference to Chocolate Day on the Internet is from Ecard and calendar websites. This might lead you to conclude that this as a day for(and by) the Ecard companies. But, we know better. This day is for you, and all chocolate lovers.

There are three objectives of Chocolate Cake Day: To bake a chocolate cake. To decorate a chocolate cake. And, to eat a chocolate cake. Of course, if you are too busy to bake or decorate a cake, then just eating a chocolate cake will certainly do!



Origin of Chocolate Cake Day:
Our extensive research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. Perhaps, it was baker. Perhaps, it was a food company. Most likely, it was a chocolate cake...eater!

This Day in History January 27th

Pope Clement VI issues the papal bull Unigenitus to justify the power of the pope and the use of indulgences. Nearly 200 years later, Martin Luther would protest this. (1343)

Gunpowder Plot: The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins, ending with their execution on January 31. (1606)

American Revolutionary War: Henry Knox's "noble train of artillery" arrives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (1776)

The University of Georgia is founded, the first public university in the United States. (1785)

The U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the "Trail of Tears". (1825)

The Kappa Alpha Theta fraternity is founded at DePauw University. (1870)

The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C. (1888)

First flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning. (1939)

World War II: The VIII Bomber Command dispatched ninety-one B-17s and B-24s to attack the U-Boat construction yards at Wilhelmshaven, Germany. This was the first American bombing attack on Germany of the war. (1943)

World War II: The 900-day Siege of Leningrad is lifted. (1944)

World War II: The Red Army liberates the remained inmates of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp built by the Nazi Germans on the territory of Poland. (1945)

Nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site begins with a one-kiloton bomb dropped on Frenchman Flat. (1951)

Soviet submarine S-80 sinks with all hands lost. (1961)

Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee are killed in a fire during a test of their Apollo 1 spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. (1967)

The United States, United Kingdom, and Soviet Union sign the Outer Space Treaty in Washington, D.C., banning deployment of nuclear weapons in space, and limiting use of the Moon and other celestial bodies to peaceful purposes. (1967)

The Paris Peace Accords officially end the Vietnam War. Colonel William Nolde is killed in action becoming the conflict's last recorded American combat casualty. (1973)

Through cooperation between the U.S. and Canadian governments, six American diplomats secretly escape hostilities in Iran in the culmination of the Canadian Caper. (1980)

Pop singer Michael Jackson suffers second degree burns to his scalp during the filming of a Pepsi commercial in the Shrine Auditorium. (1984)

Germany first observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day. (1996)

Western Union discontinues its Telegram and Commercial Messaging services. (2006)

241 people die in a nightclub fire in the city of Santa Maria, Brazil. (2013)
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HEALTHIERKEN 1/28/2014 12:20AM

    oh gee, I missed it : ( And my DW is a chocolate cake aficionado. I could have gained major brownie (pun intended) points had I read blogs this morning rather than at bedtime. Next year for sure : )


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FROMTHISPOINT 1/27/2014 6:45PM

    Saw the name of the blog and couldn't resist. Typical since Dark Chocolate Cake is my favorite food. I can remember exactly how it tastes and smells. Mmmmmm! emoticon

But, I will have one very large glass of water and take my pooch for a long walk.

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PMAY0313 1/27/2014 6:02PM

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PATRICIAAK 1/27/2014 4:51PM

    I like chocolate but am not fond of cake

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MARTYLYNN1 1/27/2014 2:06PM

    Yum!

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HANSBRINK 1/27/2014 11:54AM

  Chocolate covered Velvet Cupcakes? Does that count?

thanks for the history tidbits.

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TINY67 1/27/2014 11:03AM

    Thanks, but I really need to pass on the cake.

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LJOYCE55 1/27/2014 9:14AM

  thank you for the highlights and the news about chocolate cake day.

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