Food & History: April 5

Food & History: April 5

1764  The Sugar Act passed in Britain which placed new restrictions on the import of molasses to America.

1806  Isaac Quintard of Connecticut receives a patent for an apple cider mill.

1858  W. Atlee Burpee born, founder of the world’s largest mail-order seed company.

1864  George W. Brown of Illinois receives patent for the first successful mechanical corn planter.

1994  Andre Tchelistcheff dies. A Russian-born US enologist, he was a pivotal figure in the revitalization of the California wine industry following Prohibition.

 

Please follow and like us:

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*


Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)

Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com