Food & History: November 9 1801 Gail Borden born, inventor of condensed milk. 1891 George A. Hormel opens his meat packing house in Austin, Minnesota. 1983 Alfred Heineken, president of Heinken beer kidnapped. He is freed November 30 after a ransom of $20 million was paid. The kidnappers were later caught.
Food & History: August 6 1867 Sheldon Everitt received a patent for a Tea Kettle. 1881 Alexander Fleming born. He was a Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin in 1928. 1889 The Savoy Hotel opens in London, with Cesar Ritz and Escoffier. 1896 Spreckels Sugar Company (beet sugar) was incorporated in California. 1928 Andy Warhol born. American […]