National Almond Day
February 16, Thursday
February 16 is National Almond Day. Celebrate this holiday with homemade almond cookies or cake. You can also fry almonds to make your own nut snack. Almonds are believed to be one of the most ancient fruit to be cultivated. There are several mentions of almonds along with dates in the Old Testament of the Bible. The other nut mentioned in the Bible is the pistachio.