Also, on this day in 1850 Gail Borden was issued U.S. patent No. 7,066 for a method to produce ‘Portable Desiccated Soup-Bread’ – a meat biscuit capable of long term storage.
In 1872 Lafayette Benedict Mendel was born. An American biochemist who published various papers on nutrition. His work on vitamins and proteins helped establish modern concepts about nutrition.
In 1884 Willis Johnson of Cincinnati, Ohio received U.S. patent No. 292,821 for an ‘Egg Beater’.
In 1953 Rationing of sweets ends in Great Britain.