International Chocolate Day

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International Chocolate Day is an observance that occurs in the United States every year on September 13.[1][2] The U.S. National Confectioners Association has stated that September 13 is the official date for the observance.[1][3] Celebration of the day includes the consumption of chocolate. The day occurs on the birthday of Milton S. Hershey,[4][5][6][7] an American confectioner, philanthropist, and founder of The Hershey Chocolate Company and the "company town" of Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Chocoholics unite for International Chocolate Day". Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  2. "5 easy recipes to celebrate International Chocolate day". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  3. "Sept. 13: International Chocolate Day". Westminster, Maryland Patch. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  4. "Milton Hershey Biography". Retrieved 4 July 2015. 
  5. ""September 2008 dates to celebrate"". Creative Forecasting. 20 (7-12): 6. Retrieved 7 July 2014. International Chocolate Day - This day celebrates the birth anniversary of Milton Hershey (1857 - 1945) 
  6. Marks, Ginger (2010). Weird and Wacky Holiday Marketing Guide. p. 58. ISBN 9780982600573. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  7. Pandey, Anita (2012). Language building blocks : essential linguistics for early childhood educators. New York: Teachers College Press. p. 88. ISBN 9780807753552. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 

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