Today’s events include:
Carnival / Shrove Tuesday – Courir de Mardi Gras – Extraterrestrial Culture Day – International Pancake Day – Mardi Gras – National Bagels & Lox Day – Pizza Pie Day – Powder Day – Read in the Bathtub Day – Stop Bullying Day – Toothache Day
Focus: National Bagels & Lox Day
A bagel topped with lox (thinly sliced salmon). Bagels originated in Poland in the early 17th century, but the combination is an American invention. The bagel symbolizes the circle of life and Lox symbolizes the saltiness of tears.
Daily Trivia: 25,000,000 of your cells died while you were reading this sentence.