Posts tagged “events of march 2

March 2 – Today’s Food History

Posted on March 2, 2012

Happy birthday to Theodor Seuss Geisel, Dr. Seuss. What would life be like without Greens Eggs and Ham? – Food Holiday National Banana Cream Pie Day Today’s Food History on this day in… 1799 The first U.S. weights and measures law was passed by Congress. Actually it did not set standards, but rather required the surveyor of each port to test and correct the instruments and weights used to calculate duties on imports. Basically each surveyor was on his own in setting the standards to be tested. 1887 Harry E. Soref was born. Inventor of the laminated steel padlock, founder of the Master Lock Company in 1921. The company became well known in 1928 when it shipped 147,600 padlocks to federal prohibition agents in New…

  

%d bloggers like this: