National Margarita Day
Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always on February 22
National Margarita Day is today, smack dab in the middle of winter. Many people think of Margaritas as a summer cooler. A date in February was selected, as Margaritas can be enjoyed any time of the year. There's all kinds of flavors, from strawberry and peach to mango and berry, and much more. Almost any fruit you can imagine can be used to make the perfect Mexican Margarita.
Margaritas are comprised of tequila, citrus or other fruits, and sugar. It is the most popular alcoholic beverage that uses Tequila. Margaritas are poured over ice, or can be put through a blender to make frozen margaritas.
Historically, Margaritas have been around since the 1930s and 1940s. The actual origin and creator is unknown. Frozen Margaritas came on the scene in the 1970s.
Todd McCalla, the creator of this day, started it to "celebrate Margaritas, plain and simple".
So, lift your glass and celebrate National Margarita Day
Saying of the Day: One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor.
Did You Know? Tequila is made from Agave plants, a succulent. Learn more
Related Holiday: National Daiquiri Day
History and Origin of National Margarita Day:
Todd McCalla is the creator of this special day. According to Todd National Margarita Day was created "to spread his love for Margaritas around the world."
This is not a true "National" day. Neither the U.S. Congress, nor the President of the United States has proclaimed today National Margarita Day. It is possible that this "National" tag is Mexican in origin..
What happened on this Day? This Day in History
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Recipe of the Day: Jello Cake
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