Oct 19 – Sweetest Day

Sweetest Day is said to be a “Hallmark Holiday” that is predominately celebrated in the Northeast parts of the United Sates, every third Saturday of October. This year Sweetest Day is today: October 19, 2013! The first sweetest day to be celebrated was ninety-two years ago on October 8, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio. The day was planned by a committee of only 12 confectioners, where “The Sweetest Day in the Year Committee distributed over 20,000 boxes of candy to newsboys, orphans, the elderly, and the poor throughout Cleveland.


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