MARCH 26, 2023 | DAY OF RAISING AWARENESS FOR EPILEPSY | NATIONAL CELEBRATION OF SPINACH | NATIONAL OBSERVANCE OF NOUGAT.
Globally, approximately 50 million individuals are impacted by a neurological disorder called Epilepsy. The objective of Epilepsy Awareness Day on March 26th is to enhance the general public’s understanding. As a show of support for epilepsy awareness, individuals are urged to don purple, which is also referred to as Purple Day. Learn more…
INTERNATIONAL SPINACH DAY
On National Spinach Day, which is celebrated every year on March 26th, you can enjoy many incredibly delicious ways to incorporate this green leafy vegetable into your diet. Not only is spinach good for you, but it also reminds us of the numerous health benefits it provides. Read more to discover these delightful ways to enjoy spinach!
CELEBRATION OF NOUGAT AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL
On March 26th, National Nougat Day celebrates a candy bar that is often found at the center, which can be either crunchy and hard or chewy and soft.
What’s Happening on March 27, 2023
NATIONAL SCRIBBLE DAY, INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON DAY, NATIONAL SPANISH PAELLA DAY, and NATIONAL JOE DAY are all examples of National Days.
Orange ChickenPreparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 20 minutesTotal time: 35 minutesServes: 4.
2 pounds boneless chicken breasts, sliced into small pieces, salt, vegetable oil.
In a bowl, combine diced green onion, toasted sesame seeds, orange zest, minced garlic cloves, rice wine vinegar, brown sugar, red pepper flakes, soy sauce, orange juice, cold water, and corn starch.
Preheat the oven to 375°F. Bake the chicken breasts for 20 minutes or until cooked. Season them with salt on both sides and drizzle with olive oil. Place them on a baking sheet and pat them dry with a paper towel.
Simmer the mixture of rice vinegar, wine, thickened garlic, brown sugar, soy sauce, and orange juice in a small saucepan for about 3-4 minutes. In a small bowl, combine cold water with cornstarch. Heat the mixture over medium heat until it thickens.
Coat the chicken with the sauce and toss it to drizzle over the chicken that is baked. Serve it on top of white rice and decorate with onion and sesame seeds. Incorporate orange zest.
History Celebrated on March 26th
Printer E.B. Grandin from Palmyra, New York, releases the initial version of Joseph Smith’s Book of Mormon.
The United States Patent Office grants patent number 125,063 to Thomas J. Martin for “Enhancements in Fire-Extinguishers”.
Dr. Jonas Salk declares that he has effectively created a novel immunization for the poliovirus.
After winning the Best Original Song Oscar for his dedication to South African music and Nelson Mandela on Red Woman’s radio stations, Stevie Wonder calls his song “I Just Called to Say I Love You” the best.
Birthdays Celebrated on March 26th
Robert Frost – Born in 1874
Whitman Walt and Emerson Waldo Ralph, Dickinson Emily, and Thoreau David Henry easily immerse themselves into the realm of 19th-century poets with their unique style and poems. Robert Frost, who earned the Pulitzer Prize in poetry four times, beautifully depicts the voice of New England through his illustrations of Robert Frost’s poetry.
Tennessee Williams – Born in 1911
Tennessee Williams, the playwright, has created enduring characters who are still a part of the American psyche today, earning him numerous Pulitzer Prizes and awards, as well as being adapted to the screen by critics and many others, like Doll Baby, A Desire Named Car Street, and The Glass Menagerie.
William Westmoreland – 1914
Adams W. Creighton, the deputy commander of General Westmoreland, was replaced by Westmoreland himself. Westmoreland, the General in command of the U.S. Military Assistance Command, was selected by President Lyndon Johnson to direct the U.S. Military strategy during much of the Vietnam War.
Robert J Seiwald – 1925
Robert Seiwald and Joseph H. Burkhalter were honored by the National Inventors Hall of Fame for their role in synthesizing the substance employed nowadays for swift and precise detection of contagious illnesses. They were recognized for their achievements with Fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC).
Sandra Day O’Connor – Born in 1930
O’Connor was unanimously approved and nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Sandra Day O’Connor made history in 1981 as the first female Chief Justice on the Supreme Court.
Leonard Nimoy – Born in 1931
Leonard Nimoy earned four Emmy nominations for his role as Spock, the logical character known in the Star Trek series, movies, and television. Nimoy also wrote several books and took over the director’s chair.
Nancy Pelosi – born in 1940
In 2007, the Representative from California in the United States became the first female to serve as the Speaker of the House.
Diana Ross – Born in 1944
The legendary singer has never won a Grammy, despite being nominated 12 times for a Grammy. The vocal group The Supremes, with lead singer Diana Ross, would go on to launch a story of success and achieve stardom in Motown. Diana Ross, as the lead singer of The Supremes, earned many number one hits with songs like “Come See About Me” and “Where Did Our Love Go”.
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