June 7 – Today’s Food History
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
1867 At the Cafe Anglais Chef Adolphe Duglere served the now famous ‘Dinner of the Three Emperors,’ for Tsar Alexander II of Russia, his son (later to become tsar Alexander III) and King William I of Prussia. The table service used for the dinner is still on display at the oldest existing restaurant in Paris, La Tour d’Argent. 1921 The Minnesota Cooperative Creameries Association is formed. It is now known as Land O’Lakes.
1939 Grapefruit sized hail kills hundreds of farm animals in Rock County, Minnesota.
1967 Dave Navarro of the music group ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’ is born.
2001 ‘Lady Marmalade’ by Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya & Pink (from the movie Moulin Rouge) is #1 on the charts