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In 1822, English immigrant William Underwood founded the William Underwood Co. on Boston’s Russia Wharf. He arrived with a new way of preserving food without refrigeration. Underwood's Deviled Ham is their best-known product, but the company began by jarring and later canning seafood. Underwood’s canned foods fed settlers during the Manifest Destiny period, and also fed the Union Army during the Civil War. Its red devil logo, trademarked in 1870, is the oldest food trademark still in use…

Robert I, (Robert the Bruce) King of Scots from 1306-1329. Son of Robert de Brus, 6th Lord of Annandale and Marjorie, Countess of Carrick. Married Isabella of Mar, then Elizabeth de Burgh. Succeeded by David II. His body is buried in Dunfermline Abbey, while it is believed his heart was interred in Melrose Abbey.

1842 - Darmstadt, Germany: a death mask was found in a ragpicker’s shop in Darmstadt, that is 99.9% certain to be that of William Shakespeare’s. The mask, bearing the date of 1616 (Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616) , features the writer’s high forehead, prominent nose and beard. Engineers at Konica Minolta Europe scanned the death mask with lasers to construct a 3D computer model. After superimposing the model with the death mask, perfect matches were revealed between forehead, eyes…

go gay hairspray....never have 3 words been more perfectly matched to each other.

"this is the only probable picture of Kate Warne, the first female detective. Not only was she the first detective, but she even went on to save the life of president elect Abraham Lincoln after uncovering a plot to assassinate him on the way to Washington D.C. to take office. She was best known for being a master of disguise, able to switch from Union soldier, to Southern debutante, to a harmless grandmother."

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Vintage TV Dinner Ads For National Frozen Food Day

Vintage ad from 1960 for Sara Lee cakes FAST FOOD

1905 Egg-O-See cereal ad. Encouraged people to buy this brand over the "slow selling kinds, which come to you 6 months to 2 years old, stale and unfit for use."