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APRIL 17 - Today in Food History

• Malbec World Day (A purple grape used in making red wine)[www.winesofargentina.org/malbecworldday/]
• National Cheeseball Day (Cheeseball Recipe)

• UK: Coffee Week (April 11-17, 2016)
• UK: National Gardening Week: April 11-17, 2016
  [Royal Horticultural Society]

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1629 The first horses were imported to the American colonies by the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
(Horse Trivia & Facts)

1790 Benjamin Franklin died. American diplomat, publisher, inventor, etc. Among his inventions were the Franklin stove and bifocal eyeglasses. He also published 'Poor Richard's Almanac.'

1810 Lewis Mills Norton of Goshen, Connecticut was issued the first U.S. patent for ‘pineapple cheese’. (ConnecticutHistory.org)

1843 Samuel Morey died (born Oct 23, 1762).  American inventor. His first patent, issued on January 26, 1793 (No. X51), was for a steam powered roasting spit, and was signed by George Washington.

1917 The first Del Monte brand national advertisement appeared in the Saturday Evening Post.

1937 Daffy Duck makes his debut appearance in 'Porky,s Duck Hunt’

1958 The Brussels World's Fair, Expo 58 (Universal and International Exhibition) opened in Belgium (closed Oct 19, 1958).  The overall theme was "A World View, A New Humanism."  It was the first major world's fair after World War II.

1996 Arnold Neustadter Died. He was the inventor of the Rolodex rotating card file.

2008 The musical 'A Catered Affair' opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.
 

 

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