November 12 – Today’s Food History
National Pizza with Anchovies Day
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
- 1908 William Keith Brooks died. An influential zoologist, he was a champion for the conservation of the Chesapeake Bay oyster.
- 1926 Jack Ryan was born. Before helping to develop the Barbie Doll for Mattell, Ryan worked for the Pentagon designing missiles!
- 1947 Buck Dharma of the music group ‘Blue Oyster Cult’ was born.
- 1956 Ice cubes, anyone? The largest iceberg was reported, in the South Pacific, 208 miles long by 60 miles wide.
- 1974 After more than 125 years, salmon returned to the River Thames in England.
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