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Today in History: March 24

Today in History: March 24 1765  British Parliament passes a law which requires American colonists to provide temporary quarters, food, drink, etc. to British troops stationed in their towns. 1914  Stephen F. Whitman registered a trademark for ‘Whitman’s Sampler Chocolates & Confections.’ 1974  Nathan’s Hot Dog founder Nathan Handwerker dies. 1990  Cook book author Jane Grigson […]

Today in History: January 31

Today in History: January 31 1817  French Chef Antoine Beauvilliers dies. He founded La Grande Taverne de Londres, the first luxury restaurant. 1957  Canada makes Thanksgiving Day a national holiday. 1980  Coca Cola starts substituting high fructose corn due to rising sugar costs. 1990  The first McDonald’s opens in Moscow, Russia. 2001  Germany announces to destroy […]