JUNE 7 - Today in Food History
- Donut Day 2013 (donutdayusa.com/)
- National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
- National Garden Week (June 2-8 2013)
On this day in:
1867 At the Cafe Anglais Chef Adolphe Duglere served the now famous 'Dinner of the Three Emperors,' for Tsar Alexander II of Russia, his son (later to become tsar Alexander III) and King William I of Prussia. The table service used for the dinner is still on display at the oldest existing restaurant in Paris, La Tour d'Argent.
1921 The Minnesota Cooperative Creameries Association is formed. It is now known as Land O'Lakes.
1934 The musical comedy 'Caviar' opened at the Forrest Theatre in New York City.
1939 Grapefruit sized hail kills hundreds of farm animals in Rock County, Minnesota.
1967 Dave Navarro of the music group 'Red Hot Chili Peppers' is born.
2001 'Lady Marmalade' by Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink (from the movie Moulin Rouge) is #1 on the charts.