National Tapioca Pudding Day

Today’s Food History

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1752 Benjamin Franklin flew a kite.

1851 Jacob Fussell, a Baltimore dairyman, opens the first commercial ice-cream factory.

1869 Joseph Dixon died. An American inventor and manufacturer. Among his many accomplishments, he produced the first pencil made in the U.S.

1969 ‘Ice Cube’ (O’Shea Jackson) singer and actor, was born.

1992 SPELLING LESSONS – At a spelling bee in a Trenton, New Jersey school, U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle, corrects a student’s spelling of ‘potato’ by telling him it should have an ‘e’ at the end.

1999 Nicholas Vitalich is arrested for assaulting his girlfriend with a large tuna, outside a San Diego supermarket. He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.