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National Daiquiri Day

July 19, 2022 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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National Daiquiri Day

National Daiquiri Day happens each year on July 19, when people fill their glasses with this rum-based cocktail.

Did you know the daiquiri was likely invented by Cuban miners? An engineer named Jennings Cox supervised a mine in a village named Daiquiri in 1898 during the Spanish-American War.

After work, Cox and his colleagues would gather at the local bar.

One day Cox mixed Bacardi, sugar, and lime into a glass of ice. Named after the Daiquiri mines, the drink became a popular staple in Havana.

Find out more about National Daiquiri Day here

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