Also, on this day in 1695 William Oliver was born (died March 17, 1764). English physician credited with creating the ‘Bath Oliver’ – a very plain, round unsweetened biscuit or cracker, usually served with cheese.
In 1941 Paul Sabatier died. Organic chemist. The margarine, oil hydrogenation and methanol industries grew out of his research.
In 1956 The trademark “Chock Full O’ Nuts-The Heavenly Coffee” was registered.