The day was begun by the Salvation Army in Chicago in 1938.
It respects the bunch’s “Doughnut Lassies,” who served treats and gave help to officers on the cutting edges amid World War I.
Bouncing on the showcasing temporary fad, doughnut shops and chains over the U.S. are putting forth free doughnuts or a free doughnut with the buy of a refreshment.
Here are some places you can get your free doughnut:
Dunkin’ Doughnuts — Get a free donut with the buy of any beverage.
Krispy Kreme — The sweet shop is passing out free doughnuts, whether you purchase something or not.
Cumberland Farms — Tangle a free donut when you purchase any espresso or “Chill Zone” drink.
Entemann’s — Enter through Facebook for an opportunity to win free doughnuts for a year.
Usually all these places listed above will have long lines, My advise is to call or drive by local donut shops since some of them tend to celebrate National Donut Day.
This is by all account not by any means the only doughnut day of the year.
There’s likewise a “National Donut Day” in November, which just praises the treat.
What’s more, on the off chance that you were pondering, doughnuts didn’t generally have that opening in the center.
It wasn’t until 1847 that the holed-out donut we know and love today showed up.
16-year-old Hanson Gregory guaranteed credit for the change.
Tired of eating doughnuts with a crude focus, he utilized a pepper pot to punch out openings to help his doughnuts cook evenly.