May 28 – Today’s Food History
Posted on May 28, 2011
National Brisket Day
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
1779 Thomas Chippendale, famous furniture designer and maker died.
1892 The Sierra Club is formed in San Francisco for nature conservation.
1897 Jell-O was introduced.
1910 T-Bone Walker, blues guitarist, was born in Linden, Texas.
1944 Gladys Knight was born. (Gladys Knight & the Pips) A ‘Pip’ is the small seed of a fruit, like those in an apple.
1999 After 22 years of controversial restoration, Leonardo de Vinci’s masterpiece ‘The Last Supper’ is returned to public display.
2003 The first cloned horse was born in a natural delivery. Cloned horses are currently banned from racing.