National Apricot Day

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National Apricot Day in USA in 2023
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About National Apricot Day

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Dates of National Apricot Day
2024 USA Tuesday, January 9thNational Apricot Day
2023 USA Monday, January 9thNational Apricot Day
2022 USA Sunday, January 9thNational Apricot Day
2021 USA Saturday, January 9thNational Apricot Day
2020 USA Thursday, January 9thNational Apricot Day
Summary
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Apricots are an excellent source of vitamin A and a good source of vitamin C, dietary fiber, and potassium.

The fruit is a member of the rosaceae or rose family and is closely related to the similar-looking peach and plum. In Latin, the apricot is called praecocquum, which means "early-ripening peach."

It is said that Alexander the Great introduced apricot to Greece. It is believed that it was General Lucullus of Rome who brought apricot to Rome from Armenia.

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