National Taco Day

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1863 Abraham Lincoln declared that Thanksgiving Day would be an annual event celebrated on the last Thursday in November.
  • 1872 Emily Post was born. (or on October 27, 1872). Etiquette expert, newspaper columnist, author of ‘Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home’ (1922); ‘The Emily Post Cook Book’ (1949); ‘Motor Manners’ (1950).
  • 1883 The ‘Orient Express’ made its first run from Paris to Constantinople.
  • 1899 The first motorized vacuum cleaner was patented by John S. Thurman.
  • 1941 The first aerosol can was patented.
  • 1964 Buffalo Wings were created. Created by Teressa Bellissimo at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York, for her son and some friends for a midnight snack.