Food & History: October 26
1734 Thomas Henry born, an apothecary in England, who was the first to artificially carbonate water.
1854 C.W. Post born, founder of what later became General Foods.
1918 Cesar Ritz dies in Switzerland, his last name is world renowned for luxury hotels.
2007 One of the earliest TV celebrity chefs, Friedman Paul Erhardt “Chef Tell” dies of heart failure at age 63.