National Cotton Candy Day

Category: Food
National Cotton Candy Day in USA in 2022
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About National Cotton Candy Day

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Dates of National Cotton Candy Day
2023 USA Thursday, December 7thNational Cotton Candy Day
2022 USA Wednesday, December 7thNational Cotton Candy Day
2021 USA Tuesday, December 7thNational Cotton Candy Day
2020 USA Monday, December 7thNational Cotton Candy Day
2019 USA Saturday, December 7thNational Cotton Candy Day
Summary
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Cotton candy first made its appearance in the early 1900s, and oddly enough, the spun sugar treat was invented by a dentist, William Morrison, and a confectioner, John C. Wharton.

The two marketed their creation as "fairy floss" at the 1904 World's Fair. It was later renamed cotton candy in the 1920s.

Cotton candy has different names around the world. In England, it's called candy floss. In Australia and Finland, it's called fairy floss. In the Netherlands, it's known as suikerspin, which means “sugar spider.” And our favorite name is the French, where it's called barbe à papa, which mean papa's beard.

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