National Beer Can Day! Fargo, ND, United States / Q105.1 Rocks! Gunner Haznogunz January 24, 2018 02:08 pm bradleypjohnson / CC Today is “National Beer Can Day! The purpose of the day is to recognize that on this day in 1935, beer was first sold in cans. So, you clearly need to celebrate that by cracking open a cold one.