Events of September 9

Today’s Food History

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1754 William Bligh was born. He became captain of the English ship, ‘Bounty,’ and while sailing to Tahiti to bring back breadfruit trees, the most famous mutiny in history took place.

1890 Harland Sanders was born near Henryville, Indiana. Founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken fast food restaurant chain.

1901 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec died. French artist who documented Parisian night life in the 1890s with his insightful posters.

1995 Orville Redenbacher died. Founder of gourmet popcorn company.

1999 ‘Catfish’ Hunter, baseball pitcher, died.