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National Taco Day recognizes a traditional mexican food that's a favorite for family meals. On this day we are encouraged to eat meat or fish tacos and share them with friends & neighbors. Host a taco party in it's honor & eat tacos till your hearts content.
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When is this holiday?
The holiday is celebrated annually on October 4.
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This holiday is not to be confused with...
National burrito day which is the first Thursday of every April.  or...
National nachos day which is celebrated every November 6.
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History & Origin of this holiday:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. We did find that this holiday has been celebrated for several years. There is plenty of documentation to support that but we could not find any factual information about it's history.

This holiday is referred to as a "National" day.  However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. Even though we didn't, this is still a holiday that is publicized to celebrate. So have fun with it and celebrate it!

We found recognition about this holiday from:
Calendar sites and personal Internet sites that blog and share information about this holiday. 
Taco Day ECard Greetings
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What is this Holiday for?
This holiday is for celebrating and enjoying the great taste
of a traditional Mexican dish called tacos.
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Who celebrates this holiday?
Everyone who loves mexican food & even those who don't!
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What is a taco?
A taco is a traditional Mexican dish composed of a maize or
wheat tortilla folded or rolled around a filling. The fact that
a taco can be filled with practically any meat, fish, shellfish,
vegetable, & cheese allows for great versatility & variety.
A taco is generally eaten out of hand, without the aid of
utensils, & is often accompanied by a garnish such as salsa &
vegetables such as cilantro, onion, cabbage, tomato/ lettuce.
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Taco History
The taco predates the arrival of Europeans in Mexico. There is anthropological evidence that the indigenous people living in the lake region of the Valley of Mexico traditionally ate tacos filled with small fish. Writing at the time of the Spanish conquistadors, Bernal Díaz del Castillo documented the first taco feast enjoyed by Europeans which Hernán Cortés arranged for his captains in Coyoacán. (Note, however, that the native Nahuatl name for the flat corn bread used was tlaxcalli. The Spanish give it the name tortilla.)
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Taco Preparation
A traditional Mexican taco is normally served on a flat tortilla that has been warmed up on a comal; since the tortilla is still soft, it can be folded over or pinched together into a U-shape for convenient consumption.
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Popular Taco Restaurant
Taco Bell Corp., a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., is a restaurant chain based in Irvine, California specializing in Mexican-inspired fast food. Most restaurants are located in North America, but there are also many in other countries. The menu focuses on taco and burrito variations, but many other selections are offered.
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What type of holiday is this?
This holiday falls in the category of a Food Holidays
and seems to be celebrated in the United States.
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How can I Celebrate this holiday?

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Do people really celebrate this day?
Yes they do! Most who celebrate this holiday do so by hosting taco parties or setting up taco building buffees for their friends and family.
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Resources & Outside Links:
This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses "some" material from Wikipedia / taco article or photo / or related pages.
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Other October 4 holidays around the world
October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap
years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 88 days
remaining until the end of the year.

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