Today in History: March 23 1806 Lewis & Clark expedition began the journey back to St. Louis from their winter encampment from Columbia River in Oregon. 1857 Fannie Merritt Farmer was born, American culinary authority, and author of the 1896 edition of ‘The Boston Cooking School Cook Book’ which became known in future editions as […]
Today in History: February 1 1939 State Representative Cleveland Sleeper Jr. introduces a bill to the Maine Legislature making it illegal to use tomatoes in clam chowder. New England clam chowder is typically white/cream based, while Manhattan clam chowder has a tomato base. 1953 Kraft Cheese & Dairy Company founder James Lewis Kraft dies. 1982 […]
Today in History: January 15 1913 The first telephone line between Berlin and New York was inaugurated.
This Day in History: January 9 2007 Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces the iPhone, a smartphone which replaces the Blackberry and revoultionizes the entire industry.