Food & History: October 15
1895 Henry D. Perky receives the US for Shredded Wheat.
1959 Super Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse born in Fall River, Massachusetts. BAM!
1996 French chef Pierre Franey dies.
2000 Konrad (Emil) Bloch dies, Nobel prize winner for his work on fatty acids. He discovered that high levels of cholesterol ultimately leads to increased risk of heart attacks.