October 26, 2018

National Mincemeat Day

Mincemeat is a mixture of chopped dried fruit, distilled spirits and spices, and sometimes beef suet, beef, or deer meat.

National Pumpkin Day

A pumpkin is a cultivar of a squash plant, most commonly of Cucurbita pepo, that is round, with smooth, slightly ribbed skin, and deep yellow to orange coloration. The thick shell contains the seeds and pulp.

National Mule Day

A mule is the offspring of a female horse and a male donkey. Mules are valued work animals because they are typically stronger than horses of similar size and require less food.

National Breadstick Day

Breadsticks are sticks of crisp, dry bread that originated in Turin, Italy around 1679.

Frankenstein Day

Frankenstein Friday is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Frankenstein is novel written by Mary Shelly in 1818. It tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a scientist that creates a monstrous living creature from the parts of exhumed corpses.