National Parfait Day
Today’s Food History
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1715 American Sybilla Masters was the first American granted an English patent. It was for a method of processing corn.
1846 Carry Amelia Nation was born. Well known temperance movement activist, she was famous for destroying saloons with a hatchet.
1884 John Mayenberg, of St. Louis, Missouri, patented evaporated milk.
1940 Woody Woodpecker made his debut in the cartoon ‘Knock Knock.’
1967‘Incense and Peppermint’ by Strawberry Alarm Clock hits number one on the charts.