National Gumdrop Day
Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always on February 15
National Gumdrop Day honors the popular, gelatin-based candy. Gumdrops have been a favorite candy for many decades. Nowadays, the "Gummi" candies which are the same gelatin base, are the most popular gumdrop type of sweet.
On National Gumdrop Day, you know what to do... eat Gumdrops to your heart's content!
Test your Knowledge: Quiz: What children's board game includes Gumdrops? For the answer, scroll down.
History and Origin of National Gumdrop Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. It was most likely started by a candy maker.
This is referred to as a "National" day. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day.
What happened on this Day? This Day in History
Flower of the Day: Lavender, an aromatic, flowering herb
Recipe of the Day: Gum Drop Cookies
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Answer to quiz(above): The popular Candyland board game by Milton-Bradley. First introduced in 1949, it includes Gumdrop Mountain and Gumdrop Pass.
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