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MAY 31 - Today in Food History

• National Macaroon Day

• UK: National BBQ Week (May 26-June 1, 2014)
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UK: English Wine Week (May 24-June 1, 2014)
 

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1744 Richard Lovell Edgeworth died.  An Anglo-Irish inventor, among his many inventions and innovations were a turnip cutter, various improvements in agricultural machines, and a velocipede.

1790 The first U.S. copyright law was signed by George Washington.

1836 The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel opened in New York City.

1864 Frederick Walton of London, England was granted patent 3,210 for Linoleum. (U.S. patent 87,227 granted Feb 23, 1869).

1884 Dr. John Harvey Kellogg applied for a patent for 'flaked cereal' (corn flakes).  It was his brother Will Keith Kellogg who became rich & famous by marketing the new cereal commercially.

1892 Lea & Perrins label was trademarked.

1910 Elizabeth Blackwell died (born Feb 3, 1821). First woman to receive an M.D. degree from a U.S. medical school (1849).

1974 Adelle Davis died.  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.

1980 Cook's magazine begins publication.  Christopher Kimball is the publisher.

1983 Jack Dempsey died.  Regarded as one of the greatest boxers, he held the world heavyweight title from 1919 to 1926.  He then became a successful restaurateur in New York City.
 

 

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