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Food & History: June 4

Food & History: June 4 1895  African American inventor Joseph Lee patents a “bread crumbing” machine for restaurants. 1970  The 43rd National Spelling Bee, Libby Childress wins by spelling the word ‘croissant’correctly. 1974  The Cleveland Indians began ‘Ten Cent Beer Night’ to bring out the fans to their losing team.  The fans became so drunk […]

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 […]