1926 During this month, the first automatic pop-up toaster was introduced by the Waters-Genter Company of Minneapolis, Minnesota
1951 The International Cheese treaty was signed. International Convention on the Use of Designations of Origin and Names for Cheeses.
1993 Brooklyn, New York begins recycling.
1996 Dr. Edward Anton Asselbergs died. In 1960 Dr. Asselbergs developed the process for making instant mashed potato flakes, the same basic process is still used world-wide today.