Fun Fact of the Day: You cannot make a synthetic version of gelatin. It is always a naturally occurring substance.
Fun Fact of the Day: Gummi Bears were invented in early 1920s Germany by Hans Riegel, a confectioner from Bonn who two years prior had started the Haribo candy company.
On this Day in History in 1731: 1st US music concert (Peter Pelham’s great room in Boston).
Fun Fact of the Day: The windiest place in the world is the George V Coast in Antarctica, where winds of 320 km/hr have been recorded.
On this Day in History in 1782: 1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston.