Pins and Needles Day

Pins and Needles Day is celebrated on November 27th of each year to commemorate Pins and Needles, a musical revue with a book by Arthur Arent, Marc Blitzstein, Emmanuel Eisenberg, Charles Friedman, David Gregory, Joseph Schrank, Arnold B. Horwitt, John Latouche, and Harold Rome and music and lyrics by Rome. The title “Pins and Needles” […]

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of each year to express thankfulness, gratitude, and appreciation to God, family and friends for which all have been blessed of material possessions and relationships. The precise historical origin of the holiday is disputed. Although Americans commonly believe that the first Thanksgiving happened in 1621, at Plymouth Plantation, […]

National Parfait Day

National Parfait Day is celebrated on November 25th of each year. The staff at National Whatever Day were unable to uncover the origin of National Parfait Day. Parfait (pronounced [paʁfɛ]) is a French word literally meaning “perfect” that began referring to a kind of frozen dessert in 1894. An American parfait is a dessert normally […]

National Cashew Day

National Cashew Day is celebrated on November 23rd of each year. The staff at National Whatever Day were unable to uncover the origin of National Cashew Day, but we believe it was created to celebrate one of the tastiest nuts. The cashew nutshell liquid (CNSL), a byproduct of processing cashew, is mostly composed of anacardic […]