Food & History: September 13
1592 Michel de Montaigne dies, a famous quote of his “A man should not so much respect what he eats, as with whom he eats.”
1755 Oliver Evans born inventor of the first automatic flour mill.
1833 The first shipment of imported ice arrived in Calcutta, India from Boston in an insulated hold of the Clipper Tuscany after 4 months
1857 Milton Snaveley Hershey of chocolate fame born.
1956 Alain Ducasse born in France. One of the world’s most successful and respected chefs and restaurateurs.