April 14 – Today’s Food History
National Pecan Day
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
1828 The first edition of Noah Webster’s dictionary is copyrighted.
1912 The British luxury liner Titanic struck an iceberg shortly before midnight. It sank at 2:20 a.m. on April 15.
1927 Clarence Birdseye of Massachusetts received a U.K. patent for frozen fish fingers.
1939 ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ by John Steinbeck was published.
1964 Rachel Louise Carson died. An American biologist and author of ‘Silent Spring,’ about environmental pollution, especially the dangers of DDT.
1989 ‘She Drives Me Crazy’ by Fine Young Cannibals is #1 on the charts