September 26, 2018

National Dumpling Day

Dumplings are becoming more popular all the time. They can be served as an appetizer or a part of the main meal. One of the beautiful things about dumplings is that the flavor and shape possibilities are endless.

National Johnny Appleseed Day

John Chapman, often called Johnny Appleseed, introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ontario, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and northern West Virginia. He was born on September 26, 1774.

National Shamu the Whale Day

Shamu the Whale was a female killer whale that performed shows at SeaWorld San Diego in the late 1960s.

International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

September 26 is designated as the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. This Day provides an occasion for the world community to reaffirm its commitment to global nuclear disarmament as a high priority. It provides an opportunity to educate the public and their leaders about the real benefits of eliminating such weapons, and the social and economic costs of perpetuating them.

National Woman Road Warrior Day

National Women Road Warrior Day was created to celebrate and honor businesswomen who travel significantly for work. It is observed annually on the fourth Tuesday in September.

National Women's Health & Fitness Day

Women's Health & Fitness Day is the nation's largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. Observed annually on the last Wednesday in September, local organizations throughout the U.S. focus attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women.