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NOVEMBER 25 - Today in Food History

• National Parfait Day

National Family Week (Nov 23-29, 2014)

On this day in:

1715 American Sybilla Masters was the first American to receive an English patent. A method for "Cleansing Curing and Refining of Indian Corn". (The patent was issued in her husband's name, Thomas Masters).

1846 Carrie Amelia Moore Nation was born (died June 9, 1911) Radical American temperance movement leader, she is notable for using a hatchet to destroy saloons.

1884 John Mayenberg, of St. Louis, Missouri received the first U.S. patent for a process to produce evaporated milk (patent # 308,422).

1884 Nestle registered "Nestle" trademark (condensed milk).

1924 Cellucotton Products Co. registered "Kleenex" trademark.

1940 Woody Woodpecker made his debut in the cartoon 'Knock Knock.'

1950 Rudolph Boysen was died (born July 14, 1895). A California horticulturist, he developed the boysenberry, a raspberry-blackberry hybrid in 1923.

1952 'The Mousetrap' opened in London. Agatha Christie's  murder mystery play is the longest running play in history. It hit 25,000 performances on Nov 18, 2012, and is still running today.

1967 'Incense and Peppermint' by Strawberry Alarm Clock hits number one on the charts.

1968 Upton Sinclair died (born Sept 20, 1878). His novel, 'The Jungle,' was a horror story about conditions in the meat packing industry of the time. It led to extensive reforms.

1987 Jehane Benoît died (born March 21, 1904).  Canadian food consultant, author, TV and radio commentator. Operated her own cooking school in Montreal, Fumet de la Vieille France.  Opened one of the first vegetarian restaurants in Canada, The Salad Bar, in 1935. Author of 30 books.

1998 The movies 'Home Fries' and 'A Bug's LIfe' opened in the U.S.

2010 Bernard Matthews died (born Jan 24, 1930).  Founder of Bernard Matthews Farms Ltd., Britain's largest turkey processor.


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