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#April 9th is #InternationalGinAndTonicDay Introduced in the 18th century by the army of the British East India Company; they added #gin to their daily intake of quinine-based #tonic water to make the #elixir more palatable.
#TonicWater was taken at this time to prevent malaria.
“International Whisk(e)y Day was first announced in 2008 and falls on 27 March each year. The name is used with the parenthesis to indicate support of Scottish, Canadian, and Japanese whiskies (no e) as well as Irish and American whiskeys (with an e).
The day publicly supports Parkinson’s Disease research in addition to enjoying Whiskey.”