October 17 – National Pasta Day
National Pasta Day
Today’s Food History
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.
Categories: Food Holidays, October Food Holidays
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