January 4th, 2024
The long, thin cylindrical pasta of Italian and Sicilian origin which is made of semolina or flour and water, known as spaghetti and loved by millions has it's own special day. January 4th is National Spaghetti Day and is observed annually across the county.
The word "spaghetti" is plural for the Italian word spaghetto, which is a diminutive of spago, meaning "thin string" or "twine". Popular history says that it was invented in China, and that Marco Polo brought the knowledge of this food to Venice