August 4, 2018

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Originally called the 'Toll House Cookie', the chocolate chip cookie was invented in 1938 by Ruth Graves Wakefield while working in the Toll House Inn, a tourist lodge owned by her and her husband.

National Coast Guard Day

This day is used to commemorate the founding of the United States Coast Guard by Alexander Hamilton on August 4th, 1790.

International Beer Day

Beer is the world's oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drink; it is the third most popular drink overall, after water and tea.

National Jamaican Patty Day

A Jamaican Patty is a pastry that is composed of a filling with spices baked inside a flaky shell similar to a turnover.

National Mustard Day

Mustard is a condiment made from the seeds of a mustard plant mixed with water, vinegar, lemon juice, wine, or other liquids, salt, and often other flavorings and spices, to create a paste or sauce.