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.