Food & History: June 6 1519 Italian Botanist & Philosopher Andrea Cesalpino born. 1933 The first drive-in theater opens in Camden, New Jersey.
Food & History: June 2 1851 The US State of Maine becomes the first state to ban alcohol.
Food & History: May 31 1892 Lea & Perrins label trademarked. 1980 Christopher Kimball begins publishing Cook’s magazine. 1983 Boxer & New York restauranteur Jack Dempsey dies.
Food & History: May 30 1918 Sausage maker Bob Evans born, also founder of Bob Evans Restaurants. 1926 James McLamore born, founder of Burger King.
Food & History: May 28 1897 Jell-O Brand Gelatin introduced.