JUNE 27 - Today in Food History
• National Orange Blossom Day (Orange Trivia & facts)
• National or International Pineapple Day
On this day in:
1615 The first tea is imported to the west.
(Tea Trivia, Facts and History)
1850 Lafcadio Hearn was born. (Patricio Lafcadio Tessima Hearn). A writer, translator and teacher, he wrote 'La Cuisine Creole,' the first Creole cookbook.
(Creole and Cajun)
1884 U.S. President Chester A. Arthur signed a bill creating the Bureau of Labor to collect information on the subject of working people and the "means of promoting their material, social, intellectual, and moral prosperity"
1893 The New York stock market crashed.
1893 The melody of 'Happy Birthday to You' was first published ('Good Morning to All').
1907 Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz died. An American naturalist, co-founder with her husband (Louis Agassiz), of the Anderson School of Natural History. She was also the first president of Radcliffe College.
1970 'Vitamin C' was born. ‘Vitamin C’ is the stage name of singer, actress, Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick.
1985 Route 66, which originally ran from Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, California, was officially decertified and removed from the U.S. Highway System, having been replaced by the new Interstate Highway System.
1996 Albert R. Broccoli died (born April 5, 1909). Producer of the James Bond movie series.
2001 Actor Jack Lemmon died. A couple of his film titles: 'The Fortune Cookie,' and 'Days of Wine and Roses.'
and COOKING CLASSES
From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training
Over 1,000 schools & classes listed for all 50 States, Online & Worldwide
Please feel free to link to any pages of FoodReference.com from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: [email protected]
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2019 James T. Ehler and www.FoodReference.com unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.
You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission.
FREE Food Magazines
An extensive selection of free food, beverage & agricultural magazines, e-books, etc. for qualified professionals
FoodReference.com (since 1999)
FOOD CALENDAR SECTION: Today in Food History, Timeline & Food Holidays: National Food Days, Weeks & Months