Events of August 17

Today’s Food History

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1925 John Hawkes was born. American avant-garde novelist, author of ‘Blood Oranges’, ‘The Lime Twig’, ‘The Goose on the Grave’, etc.

1947 Gary Talley of the music group ‘The Box Tops’ was born.

1986 A bronze statue of a pig was dedicated at Seattle’s Pike Place Market.