Today in History: March 26

Today in History: March 26

1753  Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford born.  American physician who invented the percolator, a pressure cooker and a kitchen stove.  He is also frequently credited with creating the Baked Alaska dessert.

1880  Famous Foodie Duncan Hines born.

2006  Scotland beings to ban smoking in public places, including restaurants and bars.

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