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SEPTEMBER 10
Today in Food History

• National TV Dinner Day: The actual date that Swanson introduced TV dinners is in dispute. Either Sept 10, 1953 or April 6, 1954 see April 6 for details.
(TV Dinners, Who was first?)

• St. Theodard's Day, patron of cattle keepers

• National Waffle Week (Sept 6-12, 2020)
  (Waffle Recipes)

• Biscuits and Gravy Week (Sept 6-12, 2020)
  (Biscuit History  --  Biscuits & Gravy Article & Recipe)

• Canada: [National Organic Week] (Sept 7-13, 2020) The largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across Canada.

• UK: [Zero Waste Week] (Sept 7-11, 2020)

• [Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight] (Sept 5-20, 2020)  A nationwide event which supports and promotes Scotland’s produce, and the people who grow, make, cook and sell it.
 

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1713 John Turberville Needham was born (died Dec 30, 1781). An English naturalist, he believed in the spontaneous generation of life. He boiled some mutton broth, sealed it in glass containers and when he found living organisms present after a few days, he believed they came from nonliving matter. He was wrong - boiling does not destroy all bacterial and fungal spores.

1823 The 60 mile Champlain Canal opened in New York state, connecting Lake Champlain to the Hudson River in New York. (New York Food Trivia)

1846 Elias Howe Jr. of Cambridge, Massachusetts received the first U.S. patent (# 4,750) for a lock-stitch sewing machine.

1855 Robert Koldewey was born (died Feb 4, 1925). A German archaeologist who discovered and confirmed the existence and location of the ancient Hanging Gardens of Babylon (excavations 1899-1917).

1859 Thomas Nuttall died. An English naturalist and botanist, he collected and studied plants around the Chesapeake Bay area in the U.S.

1898 Waldo Lonsbury Semon was born. Semon was an American Inventor who is credited with the invention of Vinyl. Vinyl is the 2nd most used plastic in the world. Semon held over 100 patents.

1913 The official route of the Lincoln Highway was announced. It was the first coast to coast highway, running from New York to San Francisco.

1935Popeye the Sailor,’  about a spinach-loving sailor, debuted on the NBC Red radio network, sponsored by Wheatena breakfast cereal.
(Spinach Trivia and Facts  --  Spinach Recipes)

1949 Barriemore Barlow of the music group 'Jethro Tull' was born.

2001 The first case of mad-cow disease in Asian animals was reported in a dairy cow in Japan.

 

 

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