September 17, 2021

National Monte Cristo Day

A classic Monte Cristo Sandwich is a double-decker sandwich, two slices of white bread containing ham, turkey, or chicken, and a slice of cheese that are dipped in beaten egg and fried in butter. National Monte Cristo Day is usually celebrated halfway to St. Paddy's Day.

National Apple Dumpling Day

Apple dumplings are believed to be native to the northeastern United States, around Pennsylvania. Often found among the delicious Amish recipes, it is frequently eaten as a breakfast item. However, they are also regularly eaten as a dessert and sometimes served with ice cream.

Constitution Day

Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. All publicly funded educational institutions, and all federal agencies, provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on this day. When Constitution Day falls on a weekend or on another holiday, schools and other institutions observe the holiday on an adjacent weekday.

National Tradesmen Day

National Tradesmen Day, initiated by Irwin Tools, honors the men and women who work with their hands to build America and keep it running strong. It is celebrated each year on the third Friday in September.

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

According to the National League of POW/MIA Families, this annual event honors those who were prisoners of war along with our missing service members and their families. The day highlights the government's commitment to account for them.