Food & History: October 8
1901 The “Domino” sugar trademark registered.
1906 Harry G. Day born. He helped introduce fluoride into toothpaste.
1945 Patent for the microwave oven filed.
1952 The Amy Vanderbilt Complete Book of Etiquette published.
1990 The first McDonald’s restaurant in mainland China opens in Shenzhen, Guangdong province.
2004 Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart reports to prison for lying about a well timed stock sale.