National Tortilla Chip Day
Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always February 24
Today is a holiday with a crunch. One might even suggest that it is a corny holiday. Well, that's okay because today is National Tortilla Chip Day. Just a few decades ago, Americans seldom ate corn chips and salsa. It's popularity has grown immensely. Today is a tribute to the rising popularity of what has now become one of America's favorite munchies.
Did you know? The corn chip recipe was brought to the U.S. from Mexico by Texas businessman Elmer Doolin.
Celebrate National Tortilla Chip Day with a handful of crunchy, tasty corn chips and your favorite salsa or dip.
Related Holidays: National Corn Chip Day
History and Origin of National Tortilla Chip Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. It was very likely created by a food manufacturer looking to promote Tortilla Chips.
This is referred to as a "National" day. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. We offer speculation, that it may be a Mexican holiday.
Recipe of the Day: Taco Dip
What happened on this Day? This Day in History
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