NOVEMBER 13 - Today in Food History
- National Indian Pudding Day
- St. Diego Alacala's Day, patron of cooks.
On this day in:
1710 Charles-Somon Favart was born in Paris, France. A French playwright and pastry cook.
1805 Supposedly, Johann George Lehner of Vienna, created the frankfurter.
1895 The first shipment of canned pineapple left Hawaii.
1927 The Holland Tunnel opened - the first Hudson River automobile tunnel from New York City to New Jersey.
1930 The Rotolactor was developed by the Walker-Gordon Dairy. It was a 50 stall revolving milking platform that could mechanically milk over 1,500 cows in seven hours