ON THIS DAY – 12 AUGUST
Posted on: Mon 12 Aug 2019
On This Day;
In 1930, Clarence Birdseye discovered that fish frozen almost immediately after catch was just as delicious when thawed out months later. Birdseye was quick to patent this method and Birdseye frozen foods quickly became a household product.
In 1990, palaeontologist Sue Hendrickson discovered one of the most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeletons ever found. Discovered in Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota, the skeleton was sold to the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois for $7.6 Million dollars.
In 1984, George Messe, resident of Annapolis, Maryland discovered a four-inch lobster in his swimming pool after torrential rain.
Breakfast’s Zoe Kounadis and Tom Mann elaborate on these events from history.
Produced by Zoe Kounadis
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