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NOVEMBER 13 - Today in Food History

- National Indian Pudding Day
- St. Diego Alacala's Day, patron of cooks

- National Split Pea Soup Week (Nov 10-16, 2013)
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Australia: Recycling Week (Nov 10-16, 2014)
 

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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.

1930 The play 'Grand Hotel' opened in New York City.  In 1932 the film version won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

1933 The first sit-down strike began. It took place at the Hormel Packing plant in Austin, Minnesota.

1967 Clementine Paddleford died (born Sept 27, 1898).  American cookbook author and food columnist for numerous publications including NY Herald Tribune, NY Sun, NY Telegram; Gourmet and This Week magazines.
 

 

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