National Hoagie Day
When: Always on May 5th
National Hoagie Day was created to give us a special day to enjoy and celebrate a big, tasty hoagie.You know of this big sandwich as a hoagie, a sub or a hero. And, it's a regular on most diets in America. People eat them for lunch, dinner, and even as a late night snack. It's a quick meal or people on the go.
The popularity of the Hoagie sub is partly due to the diversity and variety of its contents. It can be hot or cold, luncheon meat or meatballs, and will contain o cheese, or any of a variety of cheeses. Then, the fun begins as you pile on any number and combinations of extras.
Celebrate National Hoagie Day by eating a Hoagie for at least one meal or a snack. Make or buy your favorite hoagie. Or, be adventurous and try a new combination.
Origin of National Hoagie Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.
This is referred to as a "National" day. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day.
This Day in History May 5th
Rebel barons renounce their allegiance to King John of England — part of a chain of events leading to the signing of the Magna Carta. (1215)
Christopher Columbus lands on the island of Jamaica and claims it for Spain. (1494)
Russia and Prussia sign the Treaty of St. Petersburg. (1762)
Mary Kies becomes the first woman awarded a U.S. patent, for a technique of weaving straw with silk and thread. (1809)
The Swiss canton of Aargau denies citizenship to Jews. (1809)
Giuseppe Garibaldi sets sail from Genoa, leading the expedition of the Thousand to conquer the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies and giving birth to the Kingdom of Italy. (1860)
Cinco de Mayo: troops led by Ignacio Zaragoza halt a French invasion in the Battle of Puebla in Mexico. (1862)
American Civil War: The Battle of the Wilderness begins in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. (1864)
In North Bend, Ohio (a suburb of Cincinnati), the first train robbery in the United States takes place. (1865)
Memorial Day first celebrated in United States at Waterloo, New York. (1866)
American Indian Wars: Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota into Canada to avoid harassment by the United States Army under Colonel Nelson Miles. (1877)
The Bay View Tragedy: A militia fires into a crowd of protesters in Milwaukee, killing seven. (1886)
The Music Hall in New York City (later known as Carnegie Hall) has its grand opening and first public performance, with Tchaikovsky as the guest conductor. (1891)
Pitching against the Philadelphia Athletics at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, Cy Young of the Boston Americans throws the first perfect game in the modern era of baseball. (1904)
The trial in the Stratton Brothers case begins in London, England; it marks the first time that fingerprint evidence is used to gain a conviction for murder. (1905)
Scopes Trial: serving of an arrest warrant on John T. Scopes for teaching evolution in violation of the Butler Act. (1925)
The first Three Stooges short, Woman Haters, is released. (1934)
World War II: Norwegian refugees form a government-in-exile in London (1940)
World War II: Norwegian Campaign – Norwegian squads in Hegra Fortress and Vinjesvingen capitulate to German forces after all other Norwegian forces in southern Norway had laid down their arms. (1940)
German troops execute 216 civilians in the village of Kleisoura in Greece (1944)
World War II: Canadian and British troops liberate the Netherlands and Denmark from German occupation when Wehrmacht troops capitulate. (1945)
World War II: The Prague Uprising begins as an attempt by the Czech resistance to free the city from German occupation. (1945)
The International Military Tribunal for the Far East begins in Tokyo with twenty-eight Japanese military and government officials accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity. (1946)
West Germany gains full sovereignty. (1955)
The Mercury program: Mercury-Redstone 3 – Alan Shepard becomes the first American to travel into outer space, on a sub-orbital flight. (1961)
The Council of Europe declares May 5 as Europe Day. (1964)
Secretariat (horse) wins the 1973 Kentucky Derby in 1:59 2/5, a still standing record. (1973)
Bobby Sands dies in the Long Kesh prison hospital after 66 days of hunger-striking, aged 27. 91981)
Iran-Contra affair: start of Congressional televised hearings in the United States of America (1987)
American teenager Michael P. Fay is caned in Singapore for theft and vandalism, a punishment that many in the United States deemed to be excessive for a teenager committing a non-violent crime. However, significant numbers of Americans were also in favor of it. (1994)
Mass protests in Greece erupt in response to austerity measures imposed by the government as a result of the Greek debt crisis. (2010)