Today’s Food History
National Lager Day
1851 Melvil Dewey was born. He created the Dewey Decimal Classification system for cataloging library books.
1877 Dr. Jared Kirtland died. A physician, naturalist, botanist and teacher, he is credited with developing 26 varieties of cherries and six varieties of pears.
1947 Walter Orange of the music group ‘The Commodores’ was born.
1958 A National Airlines Boeing 707 with 111 passengers flew from New York to Miami. It was the first domestic passenger jet flight.
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