Events of August 20

Today’s Food History

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1913 Stainless steel was cast for the first time in Sheffield, England. Harry Brearly of Thomas Firth & Sons discovered how to make ‘the steel that doesn’t rust’ by accident.

1948 Robert Plant of the music group ‘Led Zeppelin’ was born.

1955 ‘The Popcorn Song’ by Cliffie Stone hit number 14 on the charts.

1968 The largest sea bass caught with a fishing rod weighed over 563 pounds. It was caught off the coast of California.