JUNE 7 - Today in Food History
• National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
(Ice Cream Trivia -- Ice Cream Recipes)
• Capitol Hill Ocean Week - June 5-7, 2018. [National Marine Sanctuary Foundation] The nation’s premier annual conference examining current marine, coastal and Great Lakes policy issues.
• Alex's Lemonade Days (June 2-10, 2018)
[Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation]
• National Garden Week (June 3-9, 2018)
[National Garden Clubs Inc]
• National Fishing & Boating Week: June 2-10, 2018
[Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation]
(Articles About Fish & Fishing)
On this day in:
1867 At the Cafe Anglais Chef Adolphe Duglere served the 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.
(See also May 6, 1929).
1921 The Minnesota Cooperative Creameries Association is formed. It is now known as Land O'Lakes.
(Land O'Lakes History)
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.
(Minnesota Food Trivia -- Minnesota Food Festivals)
1967 Dave Navarro of the music group 'Red Hot Chili Peppers' is born.
1990 France, West Germany and Italy lift a ban on British beef-on-the-bone imports. Beef-on-the-bone can now be exported from any BSE (mad cow disease) free farm in Britain.
2001 'Lady Marmalade' by Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink (from the movie Moulin Rouge) is #1 on the charts.