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JUNE 18 - Today in Food History

• National Cherry Tart Day (Tart Recipes  -  Cherry Trivia)

• International Picnic Day (Picnic Trivia)

• National Go Fishing Day (Fishing Trivia)

• International Sushi Day (Ordering Sushi)

• World Tapas Day (June 18, 2020, 3rd Thurs) (Designated by Spain's Tourism Institute in 2016)
(Tapas: Magic Mouthfulls)

• [Men’s Health Week] (June 15-21, 2020)  Week leading up to and including Father’s Day.)

• Dairy Goat Awareness Week (June 13-20, 2020)
  [American Dairy Goat Assn]  --  (Goat Trivia & Facts)

On this day in:

1816 Thomas Henry died (born Oct 26, 1734). An apothecary in Manchester, England, he was the first to produce artifically carbonated water for sale.
(Seltzer Trivia & Facts)

1865 Edmund Ruffin died. He was a pioneer in the study of soil chemistry in the U.S.

1892 Macadamia nuts were first planted in Hawaii.
(Macadamia Nut Trivia  --  Hawaii Food Trivia & Facts)

1897 Juliet Corson died. Librarian, cookery teacher and writer, founder of the New York Cooking School in 1876. Her books include 'Cooking Manual' (1877), 'Twenty-five Cent Dinners for Families of Six' (1878), and 'Miss Corson's Practical American Cookery' (1886).

1898 Atlantic City, NJ opened its Steel Pier (boardwalk). The world-famous Steel Pier had 9 miles of food, beverages, concessions, amusements, concerts, etc. Ed McMahon, of the Johnny Carson Show and Publisher's Clearing House fame, was a barker on the pier in his youth. (New Jersey Food Trivia --   NJ Food Festivals)

1913 Robert Mondavi was born. A leading Napa Valley vintner. (North American Wines Articles)

1964 The African Groundnut Council was founded in Dakar.

1993 So-called 'killer bees,' Africanized honey bees, have reached Tucson, Arizona; a small dog was killed from a bee attack. Their original source was Brazil, where African bees were imported for experimental cross breeding.  (Bee Trivia and Facts)

2020 Coronavirus: To mask or not to mask, that is the question;  Ten states have highest new cases since pandemic started;  U.S. Coronavirus cases more than 2,234,470 with over 119,940  deaths;  Global cases more than 8,403,595 with over 451,380 deaths.


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