On this Day: 20 June

On This Day 20 June

Ever amazed at what happened in history on this day 20 June. Never mind we are here for you. We will tell you some history-related facts about food that will amaze your mind. We have started new series On this Day Series just for you. So be with us for more interesting facts.

  • 1861 Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins was born
plate of fresh assorted fruit on windowsill
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He discovered what we now call ‘vitamins,’ essential nutrients needed to maintain health.

  • 1893 R.W. Rueckheim invents ‘Cracker Jack’
  • 2008 Wilbur Hardee died (born Aug 15, 1918)
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In 2008 Wilbur Hardee died (born Aug 15, 1918). Founder of fast food chain Hardee’s in 1960.

  • 2020 Dryers Ice Cream
Dreyer's Icecream
Photo by sandnerd 

In 2020 Dryers Ice Cream changed name of ‘Eskimo Pie,’ due to its racially tinged name.

  • 2020 Coronavirus
National Restaurant Association
National Restaurant Association, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

National Restaurant Association reports that the restaurant industry losses tied to the corona virus crises total $120 billion.

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