July 11 – Today’s Food History
National Blueberry Muffin Day
Events of July 11
Today’s Food History
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1792 The first issue of the ‘Farmer’s Almanac’ was published by Robert Bailey Thomas. (Now called ‘Old Farmer’s Almanac’). [Some sources list October 13].
1826 John Fowler born. Fowler was an English engineer who helped develop the ‘steam-hauled’ plow and several other specialty use plows.
1985 Dr. Harlan Stone announced he had developed zippers to use in place of stitches after operations on patients who might require a second operation.
1987 According to the U.N., world population hit 5 billion.