Food & History: July 14
1850 Dr. John Gorrie demonstrates the first refrigerated ice maker in the United States.
1853 The first World’s Fair in the US opened in New York.
1906 Tom Carvel was born, inventor of the soft-serve ice cream machine.
1948 Harry Brearley dies, inventor of stainless steel in 1913.
1998 Richard McDonald dies, one of the brothers who founded the original McDonald’s restaurant and designer of the golden arches logo.