Food & History: July 13

Food & History: July 13

1568  The Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral develops a method to bottle beer.

1794  James Lind dies. He was a Scottish physician who recommended that fresh citrus fruit juice be included in the seamen’s diet to eliminate scurvy.

1926  The Taggart Baking Company registers “Wonder” trademark for its bread.

1937  Vernon Rudolph sold the first Krispy Kreme doughnuts in the area of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

1940  Cajun Chef Paul Prudhomme born in Louisiana.

1985  Live Aid rock concert was held to raise funds for famine relief in Ethiopia and helped raise over $280 million for famine relief.

2008  Belgian based brewer InBev reaches a deal to acquire Anheuser-Busch for $52 billion. This createe the world’s largest brewer, which included brands like Budweiser, Michelob, Busch, Rolling Rock, Labatt, Bass, Whitbread, Beck’s, Corona, Lowenbrau, St. Pauli Girl, Stella Artois – a total of over 200 brands throughout the world with annual sales of over $43 billion.

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