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Something on a Stick Day

Friday, March 28, 2014

Something on a Stick Day

When : Always March 28th

Something on a Stick Day celebrates things on a stick. Isn't this just a neat day? We thought you'd agree.

So what comes on a stick? Practically anything. The first thing that comes to mind is popsicles and fudgecicles. Hotdogs are poplar on a stick at campfires. There's also corndogs, and shrimp and many chinese treats. Cocktail wieners and cheese are picked and eaten on a stick(a toothpick).

You can also get just about anything on a stick when receiving food samples at a store or festival.

Celebrate this fun day by serving food for meals and snacks on a stick. The kids will love it. So will you!

BTW: We are glad that today is Something on a Stick Day and not "Something on a Shingle Day!

Origin of "Something on a Stick Day":
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.

This Day in History March 28th

Paris is sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collects a huge ransom in exchange for leaving. (845)

The Siege of Château Gaillard ends in a French victory over King John of England, who loses control of Normandy to King Philip II Augustus. (1204)

Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco. (1776)

Partitions of Poland: The Duchy of Courland and Semigallia, a northern fief of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, ceases to exist and becomes part of Imperial Russia. (1795)

Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers discovers 2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man. (1802)

Peninsular War: France defeats Spain in the Battle of Medelin. (1809)

Crimean War: France and Britain declare war on Russia. (1854)

American Civil War: Battle of Glorieta Pass – in New Mexico, Union forces stop the Confederate invasion of New Mexico territory. The battle began on March 26. (1862)

Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, after taking off from a water runway near Martigues, France. (1910)

Guatemala becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty. (1913)

Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1920 affects the Great Lakes region and Deep South states. (1920)

Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara. (1930)

The Imperial Airways biplane City of Liverpool is believed to be the first airline lost to sabotage when a passenger sets a fire on board. (1933)

World War II: Battle of Cape Matapan – in the Mediterranean Sea, British Admiral Andrew Browne Cunningham leads the Royal Navy in the destruction of three major Italian heavy cruisers and two destroyers. (1941)

World War II: In occupied France, British naval forces successfully raid the German-occupied port of St. Nazaire. (1942)

Cold War: The United States State Department releases the Acheson–Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power. (1946)

The State Council of the People's Republic of China dissolves the Government of Tibet. (1959)

Brazilian high school student Edson Luís de Lima Souto is shot by the police in a protest for cheaper meals at a restaurant for low-income students. The aftermath of his death is one of the first major events against the military dictatorship. (1968)

Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece. (1969)

The US Supreme Court hands down 5–3 decision in Stump v. Sparkman, 435 U.S. 349, a controversial case involving involuntary sterilization and judicial immunity. (1978)

A coolant leak at the Three Mile Island's Unit 2 nuclear reactor outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania leads to the core overheating and a partial melt down. (1979)

President George H. W. Bush posthumously awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal. (1990)

Kosovo War: Serb paramilitary and military forces kill 146 Kosovo Albanians in the Izbica massacre. (1999)

In a friendly fire incident, two A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft from the United States Idaho Air National Guard's 190th Fighter Squadron attack British tanks participating in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, killing British soldier Matty Hull. (2003)

The 2005 Sumatra earthquake rocks Indonesia, and at magnitude 8.7 is the fourth strongest earthquake since 1965. (2005)
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