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NOVEMBER 25 - Today in Food History

THANKSGIVING DAY (2021).  The first national Thanksgiving Day, proclaimed by President George Washington, was celebrated on Nov. 26, 1789, the LAST Thursday of the month.
   In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving an Official Annual Holiday to be commemorated on the LAST Thursday in November.
   In 1939 President Franklin D. Roosevelt changed Thanksgiving from the LAST Thursday in November to the THIRD Thursday (the last Thursday, usually the 4th but occasionally a 5th Thursday, was thought to be too close to Christmas holidays).
   Three years later, in December 1941, a joint session of Congress changed it to the FOURTH Thursday in November (in part because not all states complied with Roosevelt's choice).
  (Thanksgiving Trivia  ---  Thanksgiving Quotes)

• National Parfait Day

• National Family Week in U.S. (Nov 21-27, 2021 - Thanksgiving Week)  Organizations have promoted National Family Week for more than 40 years.  An annual celebration observed during the week of Thanksgiving, designed to build community connections and honor those who strengthen families.
 

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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.
(Corn Trivia and Facts  ---  Corn Quotes)

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).  (Evaporated Milk Trivia)

1884 Nestle registered "Nestle" trademark (condensed milk). (Condensed Milk Trivia & Facts)

1915 Edwin Traisman was born in Chicago, Illinois (died June 5, 2007). Food scientist who developed the process for freezing McDonald's french fries and helped develop Cheez Whiz.

1924
Cellucotton Products Co. registered "Kleenex" trademark.

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

1950 Rudolph Boysen 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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