Food & History: May 29 1630 Charles II, king of England born. Merry Monarch tea was introduced to England during his reign. 1886 Coca-Cola advertised for the first time in the Atlanta Daily. 1919 Charles Strite applies for a pop-up toaster patent. 2004 Tens of millions of pounds of almonds recalled by one of the […]
Food & History: May 27 1901 American biochemist Conrad Arnold Elvehjem Born. 1919 US Patent issued for ‘Pyrex’ glass (sodium borosilicate glass). 1933 Automatic soda fountain dispenser first introduced by Coca-Cola. 1966 English Chef Heston Blumenthal born. 1975 British Chef Jamie Oliver born.
Food & History: May 8 1886 Coca-Cola first sold at Jacob’s Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia. 1961 US Department of the Interior opens the first practical seawater desalination plant in Freeport, Texas.