National Peach Pie Day and Other Food festivals
National Peach Pie Day
--St. Bartholomew;s Day, patron of cheese merchants and butchers.
--St. Owen of Rouen's Day, patron of innkeepers.
1853 The month and day are uncertain, but the year is correct. Native American Chef George Crum invented potato chips at Moon's Lake House in Saratoga Springs, New York.
1869 Cornelius Swarthout received the first U.S. patent for a waffle iron.
1918 Ray McIntire was born. A chemical engineer who worked for Dow Chemical Company, he invented Styrofoam.
1969 The movie version of Arlo Guthrie's 'Alice's Restaurant' premiered in New York and Los Angeles