June 29 – Today’s Food History
National Almond Buttercrunch Day
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
1943 General Eisenhower requested that Coca-Cola provide 10 portable bottling plants for U.S. troops overseas.
1966 The Barclaycard was introduced by Barclays Bank, the first credit card in Britain.
1967 Jayne Mansfield died. American beauty contest winner, stage and screen actress. Supposedly the only title she ever turned down was ‘Miss Roquefort Cheese,’ because she believed it “just didn’t sound right.”
1997 ‘Say You’ll Be There’ by the Spice Girls is #1 on the charts
2005 The USDA confirmed today the first domestic case of mad cow disease. The 12 year old cow was born in Texas