If you like Bagels, then today is your day. It’s National Bagelfest Day !!! Served with a variety of toppings like lox, cream cheese, caviar, jam and anything else you can top a bagel with,these tasty treats were created 90 years ago by Harry Lender, who first started making bagels out of his garage in Connecticut.. Lender, known as “the Father of Frozen Bagels” opened his first bagel bakery on the Est Coast, and today the company run by Murray Lender, owns the worlds largest bagel factory in Illinois, which was started in 1986. So when you go for a cup of coffee today, don’t forget to treat yourself to a bagel.