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Birthdays for Isla Fisher (1976), Amal Clooney (1978), and Elizabeth Holmes (1984) Anniversary of: • the establishment of the world’s first commercial cheese factory in Switzerland (1815)     The […]

Birthdays for Isla Fisher (1976), Amal Clooney (1978), and Elizabeth Holmes (1984)

Anniversary of:

• the establishment of the world’s first commercial cheese factory in Switzerland (1815)

 

 

The world’s first commercial cheese factory was established in Switzerland today in 1815. However, it was in the United States where large-scale production found real success. Credit goes to Jesse Williams, who today is known as the Father of Cheese.

• New Zealand’s worst natural disaster, the Hawke’s Bay earthquake, which killed 256 people (1931)

• the day the music died. Rock n’ roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and JP ‘The Big Bopper’ Richardson were killed in a plane crash in Iowa (1959)

• YMCA by Village People peaking at #2 on the US charts

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