Posted by: allaboutcheryl | May 26, 2015

May 27, 2015 – NATIONAL GRAPE POPSICLE DAY – NATIONAL CELLOPHANE TAPE DAY – NATIONAL SENIOR HEALTH & FITNESS DAY

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  • National Grape Popsicle Day May 27 National Grape Popsicle Day May 27

    NATIONAL GRAPE POPSICLE DAY

    Each year on May 27 it is National Grape Popsicle Day.

    In San Francisco, California, in 1905, 11-yr-old Frank Epperson was outside on his porch, mixing water with a white powdered flavoring to make soda.  Upon going inside, it left it there, on the porch, with the stirring stick still in it.  That night in California, the temperature reached a record low and the following morning, Frank discovered the drink had frozen to the stick.  This inspired the fruit-flavored “Popsicle”.

    Years later, in 1922, Epperson introduced his treat at a fireman’s ball, found it to be a huge success, and then in 1923, he made and sold his frozen treat-on-a-stick at an amusement park in Alameda, California.  In 1924, he applied for a patent for his frozen confectionery, which he called “Epsicle” ice pop.  He then renamed it “Popsicle

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  1. Interesting information

    • Yes! Now as a senior, I’ll got have a healthy grape Popsicle! Yum!!

      • Me and my daughter too😉


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