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Carnation Evaporated Milk first rolled off the production line in Kent, Washington State, USA on this day, 6th September, in 1899.
The patent for the first hand-cranked freezer was awarded to Nancy M. Johnson of Philadelphia on the 9th of September in 1843.
So closely are Hot Cross Buns associated with Easter, and in particular, Good Friday, that at first blush you're quite tempted to think why would you want Hot Cross Buns in September? It appears, though, that some people so love them that they squeal with
The Egremont Crab Fair is a fair held since 1267 in the town of Egremont to celebrate the Crab Apple harvest. The fair is held on the third Saturday of September.
Not every apple is so lucky as to have its own official birthday, but the Empire Apple does. It was developed in Geneva, New York (the Empire State) over two decades of selective breeding.
In Spanish, the Mexicans refer to this day as El Grito de Independencia, which means the Cry of Independence. It is a big celebration in Mexico, bigger than the Cinco de Mayo.
If you're in the northern hemisphere, your summer's almost over, and time's running out to sit outside in the nice weather and just enjoy a slice of Ice Cream Pie. Why not treat a friend to an Ice Cream Pie today.
The 21st of September is traditionally the day to go off in the woods and gather fall nuts. It also afforded an occasion for teenage boys and girls to do a whole different sort of nutting.
Pumpkin Pie Day falls just before the American Thanksgiving holiday. Perhaps it's a reminder to cooks to get everything they need for their pies before the store shelves are picked clean at this time of year.
The 22nd of September is a day for fans of the English writer, J.R.R. Tolkien (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973.) It marks the birthday of both Bilbo Baggins the hobbit and Frodo Baggins (Bilbo's first cousin once removed through his mother.) It is not,
Oktoberfest -- a time for sausages, tubas, and hairy guys in leather shorts. Though popularly seen as a German festival, it's really a Bavarian festival, as evidenced by the traditional colours of Bavaria, blue and white, everywhere at the festival.
The 24th of September is Cherries Jubilee Day. Who really invented Cherries Jubilee, and when? There are conflicting tales, but today, you can read all about it right here, and decide what you believe.
The 26th of September is Johnny Appleseed Day. Johnny Appleseed was a nursery grower who is credited with doing more than anyone else to spread apple trees throughout America.
The 28th of September is Strawberry Cream Pie Day. There are many different types of Strawberry Cream Pie.
On the night of the 29th of September, the Devil is said to spit on blackberries. Some versions of the tale say it's to curse them because when he was kicked out of heaven, he landed in a prickly patch of blackberries.
The 29th of September is the feast of St Michael the archangel, who, among other things, is the patron saint of grocers. The feast day was known as Michaelmas.
Rosh Hashanah is the start of the New Year in the Jewish calendar, a period of holidays that ends 10 days later with Yom Kippur. The day is a festive holiday; a day of no work, except for cooking, carrying or making fire.