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Food & History: October 12

Food & History: October 12 1492  Explorer Christopher Columbus arrives in the Bahamas. 1810  The first Oktoberfest is celebrated in Munich. 1923  Jean Nidetch born, founder of ‘Weight Watchers’, offering dieting products and services. 1950  Japanese actor Takeshi Kaga born. He is best known as the host of the immensely successful TV show, ‘Iron Chef.’