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Today in History: February 26

Today in History: February 26 1852  Founder of Kellogg’s Breakfast Cereal born, John Harvey Kellogg. 1916  Entertainer Jackie Gleason born in Brooklyn, New York. Gleason who was friends with Frank Sinatra, took Sinatra to Toot’s Shor in Manhattan and had introduced him to Jack Daniel’s Whiskey. The whiskey and Sinatra’s love for it, launches it […]

Today in History: February 21

Today in History: February 21 1931  Alka Seltzer is introduced in the USA by Miles Laboratories. 1947  Lidia Bastianich born, an Istrain-born chef and immigrant to the USA. Chef, restaurateur, author and award winning TV cooking show host. 2001  The European Commission banned all British milk, meat and livestock exports following an outbreak of disease […]

Today in History: February 15

Today in History: February 15 1758  Benjamin Jackson advertises mustard for the first time in America. 1882  First shipments of frozen meat left New Zealand for Britain. 1889  Norman Jay Coleman becomes the first US Secretary of Agriculture under President Grover Cleveland’s 1st term. 1945  Molson’s Brewery becomes a public joint-stock company. 2005  A San […]