National Hot Dog Day 2019: One of the most popular American food items, the hot dog has its own holiday. The National Hot Dog Day is celebrated in the month of July. People cook the dish at home and invite friends and family to enjoy the delicacy. A hot dog is called as a frankfurter, which is a traditionally cooked sausage. The first National Hot Dog Day was held in 1991, by holding a hot dog luncheon on Capitol Hill.
This day also honors the association between baseball culture and hot dogs. In the year 1983, Chris Von der Ahe the owner of St. Louis Browns brought the game of baseball and hot dogs together.