Food & History: October 25
1811 Dr. John M. Riggs born, the first surgeon to operate on a patient under anaesthesia when he extracted a tooth using nitrous oxide.
1905 J.J. McLaughlin Limited incorporated in Toronto to produce ‘Canada Dry Ginger Ale’.
1955 The first microwave oven introduced for home use.
2013 Award winning documentary ‘Spinning Plates’ opens in US theatres. It is about three very unique restaurants and their owners.