FoodReference.com (since 1999)

FOOD CALENDAR & TIMELINE SECTION

 

   Home   |   Articles   |   Food_Trivia   |   TODAY_in_FOOD_HISTORY   |   Food_Timeline   |   Recipes   |   Cooking_Tips   |   Videos   |   Food_Quotes   |   Who’s_Who   |   Food_Poems   |   Culinary Schools_&_Tours   |   Food_Trivia_Quizzes   |   Free_Magazines   |   Food_Festivals

Today in Food History, Timeline & Food Holidays: National Food Days, Weeks & Months

You are here > Home

Today in Food HistoryJUNE >  June 1

Next

JANUARY  |  FEBRUARY  |  MARCH  |  APRIL  |  MAY  |  JUNE  |  JULY
AUGUST  |  SEPTEMBER  |  OCTOBER  |  NOVEMBER  |  DECEMBER

Food Timeline - 50,000 BC to 2021

FOOD FESTIVALS

 

FREE Magazines
and other Publications

Free Professional and Technical Research, White Papers, Case Studies, Magazines, and eBooks

 

JUNE 1 - Today in Food History

• World Milk Day  [UN Food & Agriculture Org]
  (Milk Trivia & Facts  ---  Milk Quotes)

• National Olive Day [Oldways]   (Olive Trivia & Facts)
  (Olive Quotes)

• National Hazelnut Cake Day (Hazelnut or Filbert Trivia)

Hurricane Season begins  It lasts until November 30.
  [National Hurricane Center]

• UK: British Tomato Fortnight: May 25-June 7, 2021
  [British Tomato Growers’ Association]
  (Tomato Trivia  ---  Tomato Recipes)
 

On this day in:

1495 The first written mention of scotch whiskey is in the Exchequer Rolls of Scotland. A Friar John Cor was the distiller.

1812 Richard Kirwan was born. Kirwan was an eccentric Irish chemist who hated flies. He had dysphagia, which is the inability to swallow food without convulsive movements. He always dined alone.

1875 A.P. Ashbourne received a patent for a "Process Preparing Coconut for Domestic Use."
(Coconut Trivia and Facts)

1908 John Krohn walked over 9,000 miles around the perimeter of the United States with his wheelbarrow. He completed the walk in 357 days, resting on Sundays.

1916 A ban on the sale of alcoholic beverages goes into effect in Manitoba, Canada (see also March 13, 1916).

1926 During this month, the first automatic pop-up toaster was introduced by the Waters-Genter Company of Minneapolis, Minnesota

1926 Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jean) was born. American actress, primarily remembered as being crowned Artichoke Queen of 1947 in Castroville, California.
(Artichoke Trivia & Facts  ---  Artichoke Quotes)

1938 The first Superman comic book is published.

1951 The International Cheese treaty was signed. International Convention on the Use of Designations of Origin and Names for Cheeses.
(Cheese Trivia & Facts  ---  Cheese Quotes)

1962 Rachel Carson's 'Silent Spring' was published. An American biologist, the book was concerned with the dangers of environmental pollution, especially DDT

1976 Great-Britain & Iceland settle their codfish war.
(Codfish Trivia & Facts  ---  Cod Recipes)

1993 Brooklyn, New York begins recycling.

1996 Dr. Edward Anton Asselbergs died. In 1960 Dr. Asselbergs developed the process for making instant mashed potato flakes, the same basic process is still used world-wide today.

2006 Restaurateur Claude Terrail, owner of La Tour d'Argent in Paris, died at age 88.
(La Tour d'Argent's Famous Canard a la Presse)

2019 Leah Chase died (born Jan 6, 1923). Chef and civil rights activist, known as the 'Queen of Creole Cuisine,' she was co-owner and executive chef of the historic Dooky Chase's Restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana.
[Dooky Chase's Restaurant website]
 

 

  Home   |   About Us & Contact Us   |   Food History Articles   |   Bibliography   |   Other Links  

Please feel free to link to any pages of FoodReference.com from your website.  For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: [email protected]   All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2022 James T. Ehler and www.FoodReference.com unless otherwise noted.  All rights reserved.  You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.  Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.  Please take the time to request permission.



 

FoodReference.com Logo

 

Popular Pages

World Cuisine
Food Festivals
Food Poems