Food & History: March 8
1765 John Hannon began producing one of the first North American made chocolate products using water power. This was the beginning of ‘Baker’s Chocolate’.
1941 American author Sherwood Anderson supposedly swallowed a swizzle stick while at a cocktail party in the Panama Canal Zone and died of peritonitis.
1992 Christian K. Nelson inventor of the Eskimo Pie dies at age 98.