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Happy New Year [Co-op is OPEN]

 

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Festival of Sleep Day

 

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National Trivia Day

National Spaghetti Day (RECIPES)

 

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NATIONAL BIRD DAY

 

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Golden Globe Awards

National Bean Day

 

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Heikinpaiva Mid-Winter Festival Kicks-off

 

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National Milk Day

 

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Winter FREE BEER SAMPLING Event

 

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National Gluten-Free Day (RECIPES)

 

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Finlandia Students/Faculty Report back to Classes

Michigan Tech University Students/Faculty Report Back to Classes

 

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National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day (RECIPES)

 

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Ditch New Year's Resolutions Day

 

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National Gourmet Coffee Day

 

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National Popcorn Day

 

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National Cheese Lovers Day

 

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National Granola Bar Day

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

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National Pie Day

 

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National Peanut Butter Day (RECIPES)

 

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Heikinpaiva Mid-Winter Festival Parade

 

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2019 SAG Awards

 

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Hot Chocolate Day

 
  

January 11, 2019

National Milk Day

National Milk Day on January 11 commemorates the day that many think the first milk deliveries in glass bottles began in the United States. Alexander Campbell of the New York Dairy Company professed to the New York State Senate that his company was the first to make these deliveries in 1878.

Here is some milk trivia that you can share with your family and friends:
--- The United States and Australia are the world's largest exporters of milk and milk products.
--- Throughout the world, there are more than 6 billion consumers of milk and milk products.
--- In the Middle Ages, milk was called the virtuous white liquor because alcoholic beverages were more reliable than water.
--- 1863, French chemist and biologist Louis Pasteur invented pasteurization, a method of killing harmful bacteria in beverages and food products.
--- 1884 - American Doctor Hervey Thatcher of New York City, developed the first modern glass milk bottle, called 'Thatcher's Common Sense Milk Jar,' which was sealed with a waxed paper disk. Later, in 1932, plastic-coated paper milk cartons were introduced commercially as a consequence of their invention by Victor W. Farris.
--- The females of all mammal species can by definition produce milk, but cow milk dominates commercial production. In 2011, FAO estimates 85% of all milk worldwide was produced from cows.
--- Aside from cattle, many kinds of livestock provide milk used by humans for dairy products. These animals include buffalo, goat, sheep, camel, donkey, horse, reindeer and yak.
--- Milk is processed into a variety of dairy products such as cream, butter, yogurt, kefir, ice cream and cheese.
--- Modern industrial processes use milk to produce casein, whey protein, lactose, condensed milk, powdered milk and many other food-additive and industrial products.
--- World Milk Day is celebrated on June 1.

HOW TO OBSERVE
Have a nice, big glass of milk. Use #NationalMilkDay to post on social media.

HISTORY
In 1915, The International Association of Milk Inspectors submitted a request to Congress in October of 1915 for a resolution naming an observance of National Milk Day. A date was not suggested in their request. We have no record that the incoming Congress ever presented a resolution for National Milk Day, nor did incoming President Woodrow Wilson ever declare the day.

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