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The Day the Music Died
The Day the Music Died, dubbed so by a lyric in the Don McLean song ""American Pie"", is a reference to the deaths of rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. ""The Big Bopper"" Richardson, in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, on February 3, 1959. Pilot Roger Peterson was […]
Carrot Cake Day
Carrot Cake has been made since the Middle Ages, when sugar and other sweeteners were rare and very expensive, and so people used sweet vegetables to flavor their puddings.┬áThis technique became practically obsolete for several hundred years, but resurfaced in the 20th century.┬áDuring World War II, the British government rationed many luxury foods and household […]