September 26, 2019

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.