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National Noodle Ring Day

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

National Noodle Ring Day

When : Always December 11

National Noodle Ring Day is a December day that kids young and old have been impatiently awaiting......yeah, right!

What would cooking be like without the noodle ring? We shudder to think about it. We are certainly relieved that the Noodle Ring exists, so we can cook them in one recipe after another. And, doesn't it make sense that we honor the Noodle Ring with its own very special day!?

BTW: Is the proper term "Noodle Ring" or "Ring Noodle"? We will let you make the call on this important question.

Get your fill of noodle rings today. After all, that's what this day is for.

Origin of National Noodle Ring Day:
We noodled around for a long time, trying to find information on National Noodle Ring Day. We found absolutely no information on this very special day. (Wow, what a surprise!)

There was some reference to this as a "National Day". Most food related holidays are called "National". However, we found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.

This Day in History December 11

The University of North Carolina is chartered by the North Carolina General Assembly. (1789)

The U.S. Senate creates a select committee on finance and a uniform national currency, predecessor of the United States Senate Committee on Finance. (1815)

Indiana becomes the 19th U.S. state. (1816)

British General Edmund Allenby enters Jerusalem on foot and declares martial law. (1917)

Irish War of Independence: In retaliation for an IRA ambush, British forces burn and loot numerous buildings in Cork city. Many civilians also reported being beaten, shot at, robbed and verbally abused by British forces. (1920)

The British Parliament enacts the Statute of Westminster 1931, establishing legislative equality between the United Kingdom and the self-governing dominions of the British Commonwealth: Australia, Canada, Newfoundland, New Zealand, South Africa, and the Irish Free State. (1931)

Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, takes his last drink and enters treatment for the last time. (1934)

Second Italo–Ethiopian War: Italy leaves the League of Nations. (1937)

World War II: Germany and Italy declare war on the United States, following the Americans' declaration of war on the Empire of Japan in the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The United States, in turn, declares war on them. (1941)

World War II: Poland declares war on Empire of Japan. (1941)

The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is established. (1946)

The United Nations passes General Assembly Resolution 194, which established and defined the role of the United Nations Conciliation Commission as an organization to facilitate peace in the British Mandate for Palestine. (1948)

French forces crack down in a violent clash with protesters in French Algeria during a visit by French president Charles de Gaulle. (1960)

The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus featuring The Rolling Stones, Jethro Tull (band), The Who, Taj Mahal (musician), Marianne Faithfull, The Dirty Mac, Yoko Ono, Sir Robert Fossett's Circus and the Nurses is filmed at the Intertel (V.T.R. Services) Studio, Wycombe Road, Wembley, England. (1968)

Apollo 17 becomes the sixth and last Apollo mission to land on the Moon. (1972)

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, also known as CERCLA or Superfund, is enacted by the U.S. Congress. (1980)

El Mozote massacre: Armed forces in El Salvador kill an estimated 900 civilians in an anti-guerrilla campaign during the Salvadoran Civil War. (1981)

First Chechen War: Russian President Boris Yeltsin orders Russian troops into Chechnya. (1994)

The People's Republic of China joins the World Trade Organization. (2001)

Cronulla riots: Thousands of White Australians demonstrate against ethnic violence resulting in a riot against anyone thought to be Lebanese (and many who are not) in Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia. These are followed up by retaliatory ethnic attacks on Cronulla. (2005)

The International Conference to Review the Global Vision of the Holocaust is opened in Tehran, Iran by then-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad; nations such as Israel and the United States express concern. (2006)

Felipe Calderón, the President of Mexico, launches a military-led offensive to put down the drug cartel violence in the state of Michoacán. This effort is often regarded as the first event in the Mexican Drug War. (2006)

Two car bombs explode at the Constitutional court building in Algiers, Algeria and the United Nations office. An estimated 45 people are killed in the bombings. (2007)

Bernard Madoff is arrested and charged with securities fraud in a $50 billion Ponzi scheme. (2008)

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