March 22 – Today’s Food History
National Water Day
Today’s Food History
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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.
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