July 21 – Today’s Food History
National Creme Brulee Day
National Junk Food Day
Events of July 21
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
1694 Georg Brandt was born. A Swedish chemist, he discovered the element cobalt in 1730. Cobalt is used in steel making, and is an essential part of vitamin B12.
1873 It rained ants in Nancy, France.
1983 A new low record temperature was recorded at Vostok Station, Antartica, -128.6 F
1988 An Indian Airlines Boeing 737 was charged by a bull while landing at Baroda Airport in western India. The bull lost.
1994 A smoking ban in restaurants and bars in Maryland began today.