National Brandied Fruit Day

National Brandied Fruit Day is celebrated on October 20th of each year. Brandy (from brandywine, derived from Dutch brandewijn, “burnt wine”) is a spirit produced by distilling wine. Brandy generally contains 35–60% alcohol by volume (70–120 US proof) and is typically taken as an after-dinner drink. Some brandies are aged in wooden casks, some are […]

Spirit Day

Spirit Day is celebrated on the third Thursday in October when millions of Americans wear purple to speak out against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. In early October 2010, Canadian teenager Brittany McMillan promulgated the observance of a new commemoration called Spirit Day, the first observance […]

National Dessert Day

National Dessert Day is celebrated on October 14th of each year. Dessert (/dɨˈzɜrt/) is a typically sweet course that concludes an evening meal. The course usually consists of sweet foods, but may include other items. There is a wide variety of desserts in the worlds cultures including cakes, tarts, cookies, biscuits, gelatins, pastries, ice creams, […]