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FEBRUARY 25 - Today in Food History

- National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day
- National Clam Chowder Day
- St. Walburga's Day, patron of crops.

- National Eating Disorders Awareness Week  (Feb 23 - Mar 1, 2014)
 

On this day in:

1904 Adelle Davis was born.  Nutritionist, and author of 'Let's Eat Right to Keep Fit.' She promoted many theories that have been labeled as unfounded and dangerous by the medical community.

1908 At midnight (Feb 25/26), service through the Hudson & Manhattan railway tunnels opened to the public, carrying passengers between Manhattan and Hoboken New Jersey. It was the first railroad tunnel under a major river in the U.S.

1913 The 16th Ammendment to the U.S. Constitution was officially declared ratified. It gave Congress the power to levy an income tax.

1918 Wartime food rationing began in parts of England

1922 Donald McLean was born. McLean was a Scottish potato expert who supposedly had the world's largest private collection of potatoes, with 367 varieties.

1934 Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton died. An American botanist, she helped establish the New York Botanical Gardens.

1950 George Richard Minot died. An American physician, Minot was one of the developers of a raw-liver diet used to treat pernicious anemia. Mmmm, good!

1983 Tennessee Williams died (born March 26, 1911). American playwright. ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ (1947); ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ (1955); ‘The Night of the Iguana’ (1961); ‘The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore’ (1963) etc.
 

 

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