Food & History: November 15
1660 Asser Levy from Portugal becomes the first butcher to sell kosher meat in New York City (then known as New Amsterdam).
1849 The first poultry show in the US was held from November 15-16 in Boston, Massachusetts.
1868 European banker James Mayer de Rothschild dies. Famous for Chateau Lafite vineyards in Bordeaux, France.
1967 Elmer McCollum dies, the chemist who discovered vitamins A, B and D.
1969 The first color TV commercial airs in Britain for Birdseye Peas.
1969 Dave Thomas opens the first Wendy’s in Columbus, Ohio, named it for his 8 year old daughter Melinda, whose nickname was Wendy.