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National Bubble Gum Day

Get ready to pop some fun on National Bubble Gum Day - chew, blow bubbles, and create sweet memories!
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Chew on this: National Bubble Gum Day is celebrated on the first Friday in February, an annual event that invites you to revel in the joy of bubble gum! Can you believe that bubble gum dates back to 1928, when a young accountant, Walter Diemer, invented the first-ever bubble gum called Dubble Bubble? You can celebrate this fun and flavorful day by blowing the biggest bubble you can, or exploring the wide variety of bubble gum flavors available worldwide. In a nutshell, National Bubble Gum Day is all about enjoying the sweet, chewy treat that we've all loved since childhood. So get ready to blow some bubbles and make some sweet memories!

History of National Bubble Gum Day

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National Bubble Gum Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1928</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Invention of Bubble Gum</div><div class='timeline-text'>Walter Diemer, an accountant at Fleer Chewing Gum Company, experimented with new gum recipes and invented the first bubble gum, which he called 'Dubble Bubble'.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1951</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Introduction of Bazooka Bubble Gum</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Topps Company introduced Bazooka bubble gum with a small comic strip included in the packaging. This became a signature feature of the brand.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1986</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Record for Largest Bubble Blown</div><div class='timeline-text'>Susan Montgomery Williams sets the Guinness World Record for the largest bubble gum bubble blown measuring 23 inches in diameter.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2006</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Bubble Gum Day Established</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ruth Spiro, an author, establishes National Bubble Gum Day, which is celebrated every first Friday of February.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2014</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Revival of Dubble Bubble</div><div class='timeline-text'>Tootsie Roll Industries released a new version of the original Dubble Bubble gum, bringing back nostalgic memories for many consumers.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Bubble Gum Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Host a bubble gum blowing contest</h3><p class='facts-text'>Invite family and friends over for a fun and delicious bubble gum blowing contest. Whoever blows the biggest bubble wins a prize! Remember to capture the fun moments with lots of photos.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Experiment with bubble gum flavors</h3><p class='facts-text'>Bubble gum comes in an incredible variety of flavors. Challenge your taste buds by trying as many different types as you can find. Write down your impressions and rate each one from your favorite to your least liked.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Create bubble gum art</h3><p class='facts-text'>This might be a bit unconventional, but why not turn chewed bubble gum into a piece of art? Just remember to wash your hands afterward!</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cook with bubble gum</h3><p class='facts-text'>Experiment with cooking by incorporating bubble gum into your favorite recipes. Bubble gum-infused cupcakes anyone? Or try making your own Bubble Gum ice cream. The possibilities are endless!</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Donate to a charity</h3><p class='facts-text'>Did you know National Bubble Gum Day was actually created as a fundraising event? In the spirit of the day, consider donating a portion of the day's profits to a charity of your choice.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Bubble Gum Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Bubble Gum brings fun and joy</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Who doesn't love blowing bubbles with their gum? It's a simple pleasure that can bring a lot of joy and laughter. Plus, it's something that both kids and adults can enjoy, making it a fun way to bond with family and friends.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Wide variety of flavors to explore</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>From classic flavors like mint and watermelon to more adventurous ones like green tea and popcorn, there is a bubble gum flavor for everyone's taste buds. And National Bubble Gum Day gives us the perfect excuse to try them all!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It promotes charity and acts of kindness</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>National Bubble Gum Day was originally created as a fundraising event, so it's a day that not only encourages us to have fun with bubble gum, but also promotes the importance of charity and acts of kindness. It's a sweet way to make the world a nicer place.</p></div></div>

5 Incredible Facts for National Bubble Gum Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Bubble Gum was Initially Too Sticky</h3><p class='facts-content'>The first bubble gums were so sticky that they were unmanageable and left a residue on the face. Walter Diemer improved the recipe to make it less sticky and more stretchy.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Bubble Gum originally had one flavor – Original Pink</h3><p class='facts-content'>The classic pink color and taste of the original bubble gum, Dubble Bubble, were accidental. It was the only coloring Diemer had on hand, which shows how certain aspects defining products can be purely accidental.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class'use facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Chewing Bubble Gum can Help Improve Dental Health</h3><p class='facts-content'>Chewing sugar-free bubble gum stimulates saliva production, which helps neutralize and rinse away some of the acids produced by mouth bacteria, thus helping to protect your teeth against decay.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Bubble Yum was the First Soft Bubble Gum Brand</h3><p class='facts-content'>Launched in 1975, Bubble Yum was specifically created to mold and retain the ultimate bubble, changing the way people enjoyed their favorite treat.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Bubble Gum has its own Museum</h3><p class='facts-content'>The Bubble Gum Gallery in Philadelphia showcases bubble gum-inspired art, vintage advertisements, and even a wall covered in chewed gum!</p></div></div>

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