National walnut day

The first Walnut Day was proclaimed in June, 1949 by the Walnut Marketing Board (then known as the Walnut Control Board) to promote the consumption of walnuts. A Senate Resolution was introduced by William F. Knowland on March 3,1958 and signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on the first National Walnut Day, May 17, 1958. ...
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