Food & History: October 9
1891 Otto Schnering born, founder of the Curtiss Candy Company. Their first product was called Kandy Kake, later renamed Baby Ruth. Shortly after, the Butterfinger candy bar was introduced in 1926.
1899 Chef Charles Ranhofer dies, of the famed Delmonico’s Restaurant in New York City.
1938 Rocky Aoki born, founder of the Benihana Japanese Steakhouse restaurant chain.