Food & History: May 24
1686 Gabriel Fahrenheit born, the German physicist who invented the Fahrenheit temperature scale thermometer.
1893 The Anti-Saloon League was founded by Howard H. Russell at Oberlin, Ohio.
1945 The first Food-O-Mat installed in a New Jersey Grand Union Company store.
1976 Two California wines won top honors in France at a blind wine tasting by the best of France’s wine experts.