Food & History: February 21
1895 Carl Peter Henrik Dam born, a Danish biochemist who discovered vitamin K in 1939.
1931 Alka Seltzer is introduced in the USA by Miles Laboratories.
1947 Lidia Bastianich born, an Istrain-born chef and immigrant to the USA. Chef, restaurateur, author and award winning TV cooking show host.
2001 The European Commission banned all British milk, meat and livestock exports following an outbreak of disease in the United Kingdom