National Southern Food Day

also:National Blonde Brownie Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1561 Francis Bacon, Viscount Saint Albans, Baron of Verulam aka Sir Francis Bacon, was born. Lawyer, statesman, philosopher, etc.
  • 1892 Coca-Cola was incorporated.
  • 1988 The first airport cow lounge. Schiphol airport in Amsterdam opened a special departure lounge for cows, serving pre-flight food and drink to traveling cattle.
  • 1997 Lottie Williams, 48, of Tulas, Oklahoma became the only person known to have been hit by man made debris from space. She was struck on the shoulder while walking in a park, by a small piece of a used Delta II rocket that had been used to launch a military satellite in April, 1996.
  • 1999‘Have You Ever?’ by Brandy is #1 on the charts.

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