The Chillicothe Baking Company’s ‘Kleen Maid Sliced Bread’ proved incredibly popular and was advertised as ‘the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped.’
Although a standard hamburger cost the price of ten loaves of bread, some news outlets estimated that 30,000 people passed through the doors on the first day.
If you ever claimed that something was the greatest thing since sliced bread, you’re referring to a very particular date – the 7th July 1928.
The United States continues to be the world’s largest consumer of Spam, with the luncheon meat being a particularly big seller in Hawaii.
Richard and Maurice McDonald opened the first McDonald’s restaurant in San Bernardino, California.
With the cry of ‘bread or blood!’ the women marched to the city’s market district where they broke into government storehouses and nearby businesses.
The Salad Bowl Strike, the largest farm worker strike in U.S. history, began in California’s Salinas Valley.
On the 31st January 1990, fast food chain McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in the Soviet Union on Moscow’s Pushkin Square.