Events of August 25

Today’s Food History

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1840 Joseph Gibbons received a patent for a seeding machine.

1910 Arnold Neustadter was born. Inventor of the Rolodex rotating card file.

1935 Curtis Fletcher Marbut died. American geologist and one of the founders of modern soil science. He was with the U.S. Bureau of Soils for 25 years.

2001 In Oslo, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway married  former waitress Mette-Marit.