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- 1794 The first stone was laid for the world’s largest grain windmill in Holland.
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- 1893 R.W. Rueckheim invents ‘Cracker Jack’
R.W. Rueckheim invents ‘Cracker Jack’, a popcorn, peanut, and molasses confection. It was introduced at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. R.W.’s brother Louis perfected the secret formula in 1896, which prevents the molasses-coated popcorn from sticking together. The prize in each box was introduced in 1912.
- 1903 The one year old Pepsi-Cola Company registered the ‘Pepsi-Cola’
1903 The one year old Pepsi-Cola Company registered the ‘Pepsi-Cola’ trademark with the U.S. Patent Office. It’s original name was ‘Brad’s Drink’ after Caleb Bradham, the pharmacist who developed the formula at his drugstore in New Bern, North Carolina. (I was the manager of the New Bern Golf & Country Club for a while in the 1980’s – Chef James).
- 2004 Al Lapin Jr. died (born Sept 18, 1927)
2004 Al Lapin Jr. died (born Sept 18, 1927). Entrepreneur and restaurateur, co-founder with his brother Jerry of International House of Pancakes in 1958 in Toluca Lake, California.
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