• On October 5, 1964, Buffalo Wings were created by Teressa Bellissimo at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York, for her son and some friends as a midnight snack.
  • October 12 is national Gumbo Day?
  • On October 19, 1917, in France, Salvation Army volunteer Helen Purviance made the first doughnuts for homesick U.S. soldiers. The doughnuts became a symbol of the spirit of the Salvation Army’s work to ease the hardship of WW I soldiers on the frontline.
  • On October 26, 1979, the largest bluefin tuna weighed 1,496 pounds. It was caught in Nova Scotia.
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