National Lollipop Day­čŹş

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National Lollipop Day in USA in 2024
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About National Lollipop Day

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Dates of National Lollipop Day
2025 USA Sunday, July 20thNational Lollipop Day
2024 USA Saturday, July 20thNational Lollipop Day
2023 USA Thursday, July 20thNational Lollipop Day
2022 USA Wednesday, July 20thNational Lollipop Day
2021 USA Tuesday, July 20thNational Lollipop Day
Summary
This observance day for a popular treat will take some licking.

The exact origins of the lollipop are unclear, but it is believed that the first modern-style lollipop was invented in the early 20th century.

George Smith, a confectioner from New Haven, Connecticut, is often credited with inventing the modern lollipop in 1908. He reportedly came up with the idea of putting hard candy on a stick to make it easier to eat and named his creation after a popular racing horse called Lolly Pop.

Another theory is that the lollipop was invented by a candy maker named Racine, who worked for the Racine Confectionery Machine Company in Ohio, in the early 1900s.

Regardless of who invented it, the lollipop quickly became a popular treat, especially for children, and is now available in a wide variety of flavors, shapes, and sizes.

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