Today’s Food History
on this day in…
- 1804 John Deere was born. Inventor and manufacturer, he developed the first steel plow in 1838, and eventually founded John Deere & Company in 1868. (The company also made some of the most detailed toy versions of their equipment).
- 1894 Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax died. A musical instrument maker, he invented the saxophone.
- 1989 It was reported that a rain of sardines fell in Ipswich, Australia.