4 Fun Donut Facts On National Donut Day

SPAAR - 06/04/2021

Friday, June 4 is National Donut Day!

In celebration, here are four fun facts about donuts.


1 - Donuts Arrive In America

One of the earliest accounts of donuts is attributed to Dutch settlers, who brought them to New York around 1809.


2 - Donuts On The Front Lines

During WWI, Salvation Army volunteers served donuts to the troops on the front lines and would use war helmets as a utensil to fry the donuts.


3 - Origins of Donut Day

Donut Day was established in 1938 to honor the Salvation Army volunteers, who aided the soldiers in WWI.


4 - Krispy Kreme

According to a survey, Krispy Kreme is America's favorite donut chain.


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