December 10 – National Lager Day
Posted on December 10, 2012
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
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.