International Hot & Spicy Food Day


Daily Trivia:  People who are regality eat spicy food are considered pyro-gourmaniacs.

also: National Fig Newton Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1868 William Davis, received a patent for a refrigerated railway car. First used to ship fish. Later ushering in the age of portable cold produced & foods.
  • 1920 Prohibition began in the U.S., banning the sale of all alcoholic beverages. Allowances were made to produce wine for “religious purposes.”
  • 1965  Searchers’ “Love Potion #9″ peaks at #3
  • 1958 A grasshopper plague causes serious damage across the state of Colorado & neighboring states. This “plagued” farmer’s crops; costing millions of dollars in damage.

some content is courtesy of www.FoodReference.com, used with permission