National Sweetest Day

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National Sweetest Day in USA in 2021
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About National Sweetest Day

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Dates of National Sweetest Day
2022 USA Saturday, October 15thNational Sweetest Day
2021 USA Saturday, October 16thNational Sweetest Day
2020 USA Saturday, October 17thNational Sweetest Day
2019 USA Saturday, October 19thNational Sweetest Day
Summary
Be sweet on Sweetest Day and hand out out candy to honor this nearly 100 year old holiday.

A lot of people assume Sweetest Day, the third Saturday in October, was created by greeting card companies.

But Hallmark said it was invented by Herbert Birch Kingston, an employee at a Cleveland candy company around 1922.

He gave candy and small gifts to orphans and shut-ins to show them that they were not forgotten, Hallmark spokesman Rachel Bolton said.

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