Today in History for 1st October 2018

Historical Events

1874 – Rotterdam opens drinking water pipes
1921 – WJZ, Newark NJ begins broadcasting
1955 – WORA TV channel 5 in Mayaguez, PR (TCI) begins broadcasting
1961 – Premiere of Dmitri Shostakovich’s 12nd Symphony
1977 – Brazilian soccer great Pelé plays his final game for the New York Cosmos in an exhibition against Santos in front of 75,000 at Giants Stadium; 1,281 goals in 1,363 games
1991 – Soviet Union suspends petroleum product exports as its fuel shortages grow

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Famous Birthdays

1865 – Paul Dukas, French composer (d. 1935)
1885 – Louis Untermeyer, American poet/critic (Immortal Poems, Story Poems), born in NYC, New York
1944 – Barbara Parritt, US soul singer (Toys-Lover’s Concerto)
1948 – Ellen McIlwaine, blues singer (Honky Tonky Angel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
1953 – Greta Waitz, Norwegian marathon runner (1st female world marathon champion 1983), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2011)
1973 – Jana Henke, German swimmer

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Famous Deaths

976 – Al-Hakam II, Moors kalief of Cordoba, dies
1943 – Anton JT Koreman, resistance fighter, executed at 27
1945 – Walter B Cannon, US physiologist (Traumatic Shock), dies at 73
1961 – Donald Cook, American actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60
1965 – Gareth Hughes, Welsh actor (Midnight Girl), dies at 71
1997 – Gul Mohammed, world’s shortest man (22.1″/56.16 cm), dies at 36

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How to Make Cookie Dough Hot Chocolate

Cookie dough hot chocolate puts an even sweeter twist on your classic cup of hot chocolate. Topped off with whipped cream, chocolate chips, and mini chocolate chip cookies, this tasty cup of hot chocolate will warm you up on cold days.

Makes: 4 servings

4 tablespoons butter

½ cup brown sugar

1 pint cookie dough ice cream

5 cups milk

1 tablespoon cocoa powder

Whipped cream

Mini chocolate chips

1 cup mini chocolate chip cookies

1 melted chocolate bar

Rim your mugs or glasses with chocolate. Dip the mugs in melted chocolate, only covering the rims. Let the chocolate harden for about 10-15 minutes.

Whisk the ice cream, butter, brown sugar, and cocoa powder in a large pot. Whisk over medium-high heat until the ice cream fully melts.

Pour in the milk. Stir in the milk with a whisk and mix until the mixture starts to steam.

Carefully pour the hot chocolate into the mugs.

Decorate the cookie dough hot chocolate. Top the hot chocolate with a dollop of whipped cream, mini chocolate chips, and mini chocolate chip cookies.

Serve immediately. Place the hot chocolate mugs on a serving tray next to a bowl of cookie dough. Enjoy!

You can also substitute water for milk.

For an extra chocolatey taste, add one pint of chocolate ice cream in with the cookie dough ice cream.

Squirt chocolate or vanilla syrup over the hot chocolate for a sweeter taste.

Take caution not to over-cook the hot chocolate mixture, or the ice cream will burn.

Avoid topping the hot chocolate with whipped cream when it’s extremely hot, or it will melt.

EditThings You’ll Need
4 mugs or heat-resistant glasses





Serving tray

EditRelated wikiHows
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EditSources and Citations – research source

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