Food & History: November 16 1620 Maize, the first corn discovered by European settlers. 1889 The Oahu Railway begins on Oahu, Hawaii. This railroad makes it possible to move agricultural products from inland to port.
Food & History: November 15 1660 Asser Levy from Portugal becomes the first butcher to sell kosher meat in New York City (then known as New Amsterdam). 1849 The first poultry show in the US was held from November 15-16 in Boston, Massachusetts. 1868 European banker James Mayer de Rothschild dies. Famous for Chateau Lafite […]