Food & History: September 5
1643 King Louis XIV of France born. He was a gourmet to excess.
1850 Jasper Newton ‘Jack’ Daniel born, founder of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey distillery.
1933 The Cutty Sark Scotch Whisky trademark registered.
1938 Achille Gaggia applies for a patent on the first modern espresso maker.
2001 Justin Wilson, Cajun chef and humorist dies. He wrote several cookbooks and hosted cooking shows on television.