December 6, 2018

National Pawnbrokers Day


Saint Nicholas was born on December 6, 343 AD and is known as the patron saint of pawnbrokers. Pawnbrokers have been around for thousands of years dating back to the Ancient Greek and Roman Empires.

National Gazpacho Day


Gazpacho is a soup consisting of raw vegetables and served cold.

National Microwave Oven Day


The microwave oven is a popular kitchen appliance that uses electromagnetic radiation to heat and cook food. American engineer Percy Spencer is credited with inventing the modern microwave in 1946, however the first countertop microwave wasn't introduced until 1967.

Miners’ Day


"Designating December 6 annually as "Miner's Day" in appreciation, honor and remembrance of the accomplishments and sacrifices of miners in this State. Whereas, The worst mining disaster in American history occurred in the community of Monongah, West Virginia on December 6, 1907, resulting in the deaths of 361 miners". Visit MinersDay.org for more information.