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National Cherry Pie Day

National Cherry Pie Day is the one day a year where it’s all about Cherry Pie. Not just any old pie, like we celebrate on National Pie Day but specifically a pie filled with cherries.

When is National Cherry Pie Day?

February 20th

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How is National Cherry Pie Day celebrated?

  • Bake a cherry pie
  • Buy a cherry pie from a bakery.
  • Bake a pie and have family and friends over or bring it to work. You would be a favorite among your co-workers if you bought a pie to work. Y
  • Eat cherry pie for breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a mid-day snack or a dessert. There are plenty of ways to fit cherry pie into your day.

National Cherry Pie Day Trivia/Facts:

  • Cherry Pie is traditionally made with tart cherries rather than sweet cherries
  • The pie is said to have come to America with the first English settlers
  • The early American pie crusts often were not eaten, but just designed to hold the filling during baking
  • Cherry pie is the fifth most popular pie in the US. (Of course Apple pie is the most popular, then Pumpkin, Pecan and Banana Cream pie
  • In the 19th Century, fruit pies were a common breakfast food eaten before the start of a long day
  • It used to be against the law to serve ice cream on cherry pie in Kansas.

Famous Birthdays on February 20th:

  • Rihanna – Singer
  • Kurt Cobain – Singer/Deceased
  • Cruz Beckham – David Beckham’s son
  • Miles Teller – Actor
  • Cindy Crawford – Model
  • Sidney Poitier – Actor
  • Andrew Shue – Actor
  • Jackie Gleason, comedian
  • Charles Barkley, NBA star

Popular Social Media Hashtags:

#cherrypieday #dessert #cherrypie

February is filled with a variety of holidays including Elmo’s Birthday, Stuffed Mushroom Day,  National Wear Red Day and let us not forget World Nutella Day. We have you covered whether you are looking for a holiday in a specific month or industry – Special Days of the Month is your go-to place.

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