February 14 is Saint Valentine’s Day
Daily Food Fact: NECCO ‘conversation hearts” were first manufactured in 1866 called “Motto Hearts”
Events of February 14
Married on this day:
February 14, 1974, The Captain and Tennille were married.
February 14, 1984, Elton John and Ms. Renate Blauel
February 14, 1991, Leeza Gibbons, talk show host and Stephen Meadows
February 14, 1991, Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid
February 6, 1994, Brian Wilson, Beach Boys Founder and Melinda Ledbetter.
February 14, 1994 Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia (51) wed Deborah Koons
February 14, 1994, Roseanne Barr and Ben Thomas, her ex-bodyguard.
February 19, 1995, Pamela Anderson, Baywatch Star and Tommy Lee, Rock star
February 14, 1996, Prince/The Artist married Mayte Garcia.
February 14, 1998 Sharon Stone & Phil Bronstein, San Francisco Examiner Executive Editor
Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary
Today’s Food History
- 1779 RIP Captain James Cook, British explorer who charted and named many Pacific Islands, including the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii).
- 1803 Moses Coats patented an apple parer.
- 1838 Margaret E. Knight was born. An American inventor, she invented an improved paper bag machine to make bags with flat bottoms.
- 1886 California oranges were first shipped East by rail.
- 1903 The U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor was established.
- 2003 Dolly the sheep died. Dolly was the first animal cloned from an adult animal. (Born July 5, 1996)