January 11 – National Hot Toddy Day
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
- 1874 Gail Borden died. Borden was the Inventor of the process for making condensed milk, and founder of New York Condensed Milk Co., later to become the Borden Co. (
- 1917 The French government regulated the price of Gruyere cheese as a war rationing method.
- 1949 The first recorded snowfall in Los Angeles, California.
- 1963 The ‘Whisky A Go-Go’ opens in Los Angeles – the first disco in the U.S.
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