October 4th is known as National Taco Day. If you would prefer a beverage suggestion with National Taco Day, it is also Vodka Day.
October 4, 1582 Gregorian Calendar Adjustment (it corrected an accumulated 11 day discrepancy). This change was corrected in most Catholic countries.
October 4, 1879 Edward Murray East, a botanist, and chemist was born. Murray East was important in the development of hybrid corn.
October 4, 1979 The model from the Milk Bone Dog Biscuits was born. Rachael Leigh Cook began modeling at the age of 10 and can still be seen on the biscuit box today.
October 4, 2004 One has to be able to smell food to fully appreciate the flavors. And how we can remember those smells for life was discovered by American scientists Richard Axel and Linda Buck. On this day, they were awarded the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
October4, 2006 Food writer R.W. Apples died. He was a journalist for the New York Times for many years before his death at the age of 71.