On this day: October 8

POSTED: 4:42 PM Oct 05 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 08 2015

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Clarence Birdseye
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Birds Eye

1956: Clarence Frank Birdseye II, the inventor, entrepreneur, and naturalist considered to be the founder of the modern frozen food industry, dies of a stroke at age 69 at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City.


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