October 17 – Today’s Food History
This Day in Food History
National Pasta Day
St. Richard Gwyn, patron of large families.
1946 Jim Tucker of the music group ‘The Turtles’ was born.
1963 ‘Sugar Shack’ by Jimmy Gilmer & Fireballs is #1 on the charts
1977 The Guinness Book of World Records notes that Peter Dowdeswell managed to eat 40 sandwiches in 17 minutes, 53.9 seconds at a California donut shop on October 17, 1977. Each sandwich was 6 X 3 inches, spread with jam and butter.
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