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This Day in History: January 24

This Day in History: January 24

1922  The Eskimo Pie is granted a patent. Its ice cream dipped in chocolate.

1930  Bernard Matthews born, the founder of Britain’s largest turkey processor.

1935  The beer can is introduced by the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company of Newark, New Jersey.

1950  P.L. Spencer receives a patent for the microwave oven.

1985  Coca-Cola granted permission to sell its soda in the Soviet Union

1988  Charles Glen King dies, the biochemist who discovered vitamin C in 1932.