Also, on this day in 1997 Victor Mills died. He was a chemical engineer who worked for Proctor & Gamble. Among his many accomplishments, he improved Duncan Hines cake mix, and Jif peanut butter, and invented Pampers disposable diapers.
In 2009 The November 2009 issue of Gourmet magazine was the last issue published (the issue was actually distributed in mid-October). The first issue was published in 1941.