Also, on this day in 1755 Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI of France, was born (guillotined Oct 16, 1793). She would sometimes wear potato blossoms as a hair decoration. Attributed quote: “If they have no bread, let them eat cake.”
In 1995 The Soup Nazi first appears on the ‘Seinfeld’ TV show.
In 2010 San Francisco passed a law that allows toys to be given away with kids restaurant meals only if the meal contains less than 600 calories.