NOVEMBER 6 - Today in Food History
- National Healthy Eating Day 2013 (American Heart Assoc)
- National Nachos Day
- St. Leonard's Day, patron of greengrocers
- UK: British Sausage Week (Nov 4-10, 2013)
On this day in:
1814 Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax was born. A musical instrument maker, he invented the saxophone.
1905 The Broadway production of J.M. Barrie's most famous work opened in New York: 'Peter Pan; or, The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up'
1923 HyperInflation ran rampant in Europe. A loaf of bread cost 140 Billion German Marks.
1991 'Cream' by Prince & The NPG is #1 on the charts.
1993 The world's largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich to date, was created in Peanut, Pennsylvania. It was almost 40 feet long and used 150 pounds of peanut butter and 50 pounds of jelly. (See Sept 7, 2002 for new record)