Food & History: April 11
1926 American horticulturist Luther Burbank died. He developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables, including the Burbank Potato in 1873, as well as over 100 varieties of plums and prunes and berries.
1986 Kellogg’s ends tours of its cereal plant fearing industrial spies would obtain company trade secrets.
1992 The largest Barracuda caught with rod and reel weighing 85 pounds, caught off Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean.
2008 Tap water in Alamosa, Colorado declared safe to drink about a month after samples tested positive for salmonella.