Also, on this day in 1934 Ritz Crackers were introduced by the National Biscuit Company (now Nabisco).
In 1941 ‘King Biscuit Time’ radio show was first broadcast from Helena, Arkansas. It is the longest running daily radio program in history, broadcasting live blues music, interviews, etc. It is named for its sponsor, King Biscuit Flour. The ‘King Biscuit Flower Hour’ rock and roll radio program took its name from ‘King Biscuit Time’
In 2005 Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa declared a national disaster and appealed to the international community for food aid after government estimates showed that 1.2-million people face famine due to drought.