Pi Day or shall we say Pie Day

  • Pi Day or shall we say Pie Day

    Do you remember pi or π? If yes, you’re brilliant! Don’t recall it clearly? Let’s take you back to your school days! π is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter; the formula is π = c/d and the decimal form is 3.14.

    Why March 14

    Well, today - March 14, is celebrated as Pi Day. You ask why? Here’s the answer: 3/14 is the month/day date format for March 14 and 3, 1, and 4 are the first three digits of π.

    March 14 is a significant date as it is also the birthday of the renowned genius, Albert Einstein.

    When was it first celebrated

    Physicist Larry Shaw is the founder of Pi Day. It was first celebrated in 1988 at the Exploratorium in San Francisco.

    How is it celebrated

    People discuss about the significance of π while tantalising their palate with different kinds of yummy pies.

    Here’s a peek at some of the sumptuous pies that can you try on your next holiday.

    Raspberry Pie, Origin: UK

    Raspberry PiePecan Pie, Origin: Southern United States

    Pecan PieApple Pie: Origin: England

    Apple PieBlueberry Pie, Origin: Canada, Germany, United States

    Blueberry PiePumpkin Pie, Origin: England

    Pumpkin PieBon appétit!

    Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur