March 27 – Today’s Food History
National World Whisky Day
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
1860 M.L. Byrn patented a new and improved corkscrew.
1901 Carl Barks was born. He worked for Disney Studios and illustrated Donald Duck comics.
1923 Sir James Dewar died. He invented the ‘Dewar Flask,’ the original ‘thermos bottle’.
1958 Sheb Wooley recorded ‘The Purple Eater’ on this day.
2001 China reported that its population is now 1.26 Billion.