National Have a Coke Day

May 8, 2021

May 8 - National Have a Coke Day

What Is National Have a Coke Day?

The holiday focuses on the bubbly, carbonated beverage, Coca Cola also known as Coke. The drink and its associated memorabilia inspire collectors across generations. From sign art to vintage soda fountain glassware, collectors love to replicate classic flavors with authentic style.

When Is National Have a Coke Day?

Each year on May 8th, millions of people across the country celebrate National Have a Coke Day.

History Of National Have a Coke Day

The original filing date for Coke as a registered trademark of the Coca-Cola Company in the United States is March 27, 1944. As of 2013, Coke distributes products in over 200 countries around the world as consumers down more than 1.8 million company beverage servings each day. In the late 19th century, John Pemberton invented Coca-Cola, at Pemberton’s Eagle Drug and Chemical House in Columbus, Georgia. He intended to patent the beverage as medicine. However, Asa Griggs Candler bought out the business. Candler’s marketing tactics led Coke to its dominance of the world soft-drink market throughout the 20th century.


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