World History: February 3 2006 Del Monte announces it was no longer economical and would cease its Hawaiian pineapple operation.
World History: January 11 1813 Pineapples were first planted in Hawaii. They were first cultivated in Paraguay and in the southern part of Brazil. Later explorers brought the to the Caribbean and later traveled and planted in Hawaii.
Tiki Chick 85th Street & Amsterdam New York NY www.tikichick.com On Manhattan’s Upper West Side is a little slice of the Tropics with a twist of Tiki. This place is popular, which means it will be busy, even on a Sunday afternoon around 2pm when we were there. No worries, it is a very friendly […]
World History: January 17 1893 Hawaii’s monarchy overthrown by businessmen and sugar planters and force Queen Liliuokalani to abdicate. 1929 Comic strip character Popeye the spinach loving sailor first appears. 2001 Norway lifts the ban on exports of whale meat.
World History: January 9 1980 “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes is #1 on the music charts. 2007 Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs announces the iPhone
World History: January 8 1935 Elvis Presley, The King of Rock & Roll is born in Memphis, Tennessee. His favorite sandwich was known as a grilled peanut butter, bacon and banana. While his daughter Lisa Marie claims he never saw him eat one, the legend sticks.
World History: January 7 2020 Puerto Rico is hit by several earthquakes, one as high as 6.4 on the Richter scale. More than 300,000 were without power and a tsunami warning was in effect.
World History: January 1 45 BC Julian calendar takes effect 1758 The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature establishes the “starting point” for standardized species names across the animal kingdom, based on the binomial nomenclature by Carolus Linnaeus. 2020 Wildfires engulf Australia killing nearly 500 million animals.