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SEPTEMBER 13
Today in Food History

• Roald Dahl Day (see 1916 below)
• National Peanut Day
• International Chocolate Day
  [National Confectioners Association)]
• Fortune Cookie Day
• National Celiac Awareness Day (In honor of the doctor who identified a link between celiac disease and diet. Dr. Samuel Gee, a leader in celiac disease research, was born on Sept. 13, 1839)

• International Housekeepers Week  (Sept 11-17, 2016)
  [International Executive Housekeepers Association]
Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight (Sept 3-18, 2016)  A nationwide event which supports and promotes Scotland’s produce, and the people who grow, make, cook and sell it. (Food Festivals in Scotland)

On this day in:

1592 Michel de Montaigne died. French essayist. There are a few of his quotes about food and dining listed on the Food Reference website.
("A man should not so much respect what he eats, as with whom he eats.")

1755 Oliver Evans was born (died April 15, 1819).  An American inventor, he designed the first automatic flour mill.  The grain moved automatically through a series of five machines to deliver flour packed in barrels at the end.

1833 After a 4 month voyage, the first shipment of imported ice arrived in Calcutta, India from Boston, Massachusetts in the insulated hold of the Clipper Tuscany.

1857 Milton Snaveley Hershey of chocolate fame was born (died Oct 13, 1945).

1876 American author, Sherwood Anderson was born. In 1941 Anderson supposedly swallowed a toothpick or a swizzle stick while at a cocktail party in the Panama Canal Zone, and died of peritonitis.

1909 'The Chocolate Soldier,' an operetta by Oscar Straus and Stanislaus Strange, opened in New York.

1916 Roald Dahl was born. British author, one of his most popular books was 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,' the film version was titled 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.' Some of his other books are 'A Piece of Cake,' 'Pig,' 'Royal Jelly,' 'Smell' and 'Lamb to the Slaughter.'

1922 (Highest recorded shade temperature, 136.4 degrees F  near Tripoli, Libya).  After a review in 2012, this record was rejected by the World Meteorological Organization. See July 10, 1913 for new accepted record.

1955 Little Richard recorded 'Tutti Frutti'

1956 Alain Ducasse was born in France. One of the world's most successful and respected chefs and restaurateurs, with 24 restaurants (three with 3 Michilin stars) and 3 hotels. (Website: www.alain-ducasse.com/en)

1977 Fiona Apple, singer, songwriter was born.
 

 

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