National Water Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1841 Cornstarch patented. The Englishman Orlando Jones patented cornstarch in 1841.

1960 Agnes Arber died.  Arber was a British botanist, who wrote ‘Herbals: Their Origin and Evolution‘ (1912) and ‘The Gramineae: A Study of Cereal, Bamboo and Grass‘ (1934).

1975 ‘Lady Marmalade’ by LaBelle is #1 on the charts.