Today in History: March 25
1775 George Washington planted pecan trees (some of which still survive) at Mount Vernon. The trees were supposedly a gift to Washington from Thomas Jefferson.
1914 Norman Ernest Borlaug born. An American agronomist and Nobel Peace Prize winner for efforts to overcome world hunger. He developed the wheat/rye hybrid called ‘triticale’ with higher yield and protein content.
1955 French chef Daniel Boulud born.
1995 Pizza Hut introduced its Stuffed Crust Pizza.