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NATIONAL GARFIELD THE CAT DAY
Celebrated each year on June 19, it is National Garfield the Cat Day. A fictional character, Garfield is a title protagonist from the comic strip Garfield which was created by Jim Davis. Today is set aside to celebrate him and the entertainment that he brings us.
June 19, 1978 was the first publication of Garfield which chronicles the life of lead character, the cat Garfield (named after Jim Davisâs grandfather); Garfieldâs owner, Jon Arbuckle: and Jonâs dog, Odie.
Set in Muncie, Indiana, common themes in the comic strip include Garfieldâs laziness, obsessive eating, love for lasagna and coffee and hatred of Mondays and diets. The focus is mostly upon the interaction between Garfield, Jon and Odie.
NATIONAL GARFIELD THE CAT DAY HISTORY
National Garfield The Cat Day, an âunofficialâ National holiday, is celebrated on June 19 in honor of the birth of the Garfield comic strip on June 19, 1978. Our research was unable to find the creator of this day.
NATIONAL MARTINI DAY
National Martini Day is celebrated each year on June 19. This holiday is a day where adults can gather together and enjoy their favorite martini.
A cocktail made with gin and vermouth, the martini is normally garnished with an olive or lemon twist. The martini has grown to become one of the best-known mixed alcoholic beverages.
Some people prefer to have their martinis served âon the rocksâ, which is the ingredients poured over ice cubes and served in an old-fashioned glass.
Over the years, the traditional martini has had a number of variations to it and also other flavors have evolved such as the cosmopolitan, chocola-tini or apple-tini. Responsibly, enjoy your favorite one today!
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