Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day
(Also known as Elm Farm Ollie Day)
Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day is observed next on Sunday, February 18th, 2024 (146 days from today).
Nowadays, fresh milk, powdered milk and dairy products gradually become popular and provide a large part of human nutrition. Dairy products can be made from cow's milk, goat's milk. And dairy cows really deserve respect. Many studies from the environment to issues affecting dairy cows are studied by leading experts. Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day, is the anniversary of the first cow on an airplane, or also the anniversary of the first day the cow was milked while flying on an airplane. This day is celebrated every year on February 18.
The origin of Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day
Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day has its roots in the first flight on a Ford Trimotor plane by Guernsey dairy cow Nellie Jay, also known as Elm Farm Ollie. Nellie Jay's flight from Bismarck, Missouri, to the International Air Show in St. Louis on February 18, 1930. From then on, February 18 was chosen as Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day.
The purpose of Nellie Jay's flight was to obtain scientific data on the cow's behavior as well as the aircraft's capabilities. The reason the cow Nellie Jay was chosen is because of her high milk production as well as her calm nature. The plane piloted by pilot Claude M. Sterling was watched by scientists and many spectators. During the flight, Elsworth W. Bunce was the cow's caretaker as well as the first person to milk the cow.
The 72-mile flight, Nellie produced a total of 24 liters of milk during the flight. Milk from Nellie Jay is packed into cartons and then dropped by parachute for interested spectators. After that flight, Nellie was greeted by everyone and was given the title Queen of the sky.
How to celebrate Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day
You may not know how to celebrate Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day because you are not a scientist who wants to understand cow behavior. But you can also celebrate Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day in many different ways such as: reviewing reports or videos recording the journey of the previous cow Nellie Jay, learning more about the cow industry, or pay tribute to the cows that provide us with milk. Share more of your insights about them for everyone to understand, attach the hashtag #CowMilkedWhileFlyinhInAnAirplaneDay.
ObservedCow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day has been observed annually on February 18th.
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