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Today's Reason to Celebrate

September 18, 2011 was

National Cheeseburger Day

Fire up the grill or head to your favorite restaurant because today is National Cheeseburger Day! 

There are several theories about the origins of the cheeseburger. One story claims that the cheeseburger was created between 1924 and 1926 by a chef named Lionel Sternberger. As the story goes, a homeless man dining at Sternberger's restaurant in Pasadena, California, suggested the addition of a slice of cheese to his hamburger order. Sternberger complied, eventually added it to his menu, and the rest is history. 

Today, cheeseburgers are a staple at restaurants and backyard celebrations all across the country. Hungry yet? Enjoy a delicious cheeseburger in honor of National Cheeseburger Day!

  • September 18, 2011 is also Emmy Awards
  • September is National Piano Month & National Organic Harvest Month
  • This week is National Singles Week

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    Reasons to Celebrate

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    Cal_4 National Wildlife Day
    Cal_5 National Cheese Pizza Day
    Cal_6 National Coffee Ice Cream Day
    Cal_7 Grandparents Day
    Cal_8 International Literacy Day
    Cal_9 Teddy Bear Day
    Cal_10 TV Dinner Day
    Cal_11 National Hot Cross Bun Day
    Cal_12 National Chocolate Milkshake Day