• On September 7, is National Date-Nut Bread Day
  • On September 14, 1849 Ivan Petrovich Pavlov was born? Pavlov’s work with dogs actually started as a study of digestion. He theorized that digestion was controlled in part by sensory inputs of sight, smell and taste – and as he discovered, sound; ‘conditioned reflex.’
  • On September 21, 1756 John Loudon McAdam was born? He invented macadam pavement for roads. The Macadamia Nut was named for him.
  • On September 28, 1954 George Harrison Shull died. An American botanist, he is frequently called the ‘father of hybrid corn.’
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