In honor of National Doughnut Day, take a look at the history of this deep-fried treat.
June 6 is National Doughnut Day. Celebrate by grabbing a doughnut and learning about the history of this deep-fried pastry, according to information from Smithsonian magazine, The History Kitchen, The Salvation Army and other sources.
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English settlers make their first landing in North America, John Wilkes Booth is shot and killed, an explosion rocks the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, and Lucille Ball dies, all on this day.
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