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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1902


Raymond Albert "Ray" Kroc (October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984)

Kroc is responsible for turning McDonald’s into the world’s dominant fast-
food chain after joining the company in 1954. Between the end of the First
World war and the early 1950s he tried his hand at a number of trades
including paper cup salesman, pianist, jazz musician, band member and
radio DJ at Oak Park radio station WGES.

Today 4-15 in 1955, Ray Kroc opened the first McDonald’s -- in Des Plaines, IL -- do you remember when your town got it's first McDonald's? I sure do!: Remember, Ideas, Mcdonald'S Originals, Mcdonald'S Brother, Mcdonald'S Restaurant, Mac Mcdonald'S, Mcdonald'S Corporate
In 1955, Ray Kroc opened the first McDonald’s in Des Plaines, IL.
and bought out the McDonald’s brothers in 1961.




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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1890

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Colonel Harland David Sanders (September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980)

Colonel Sanders was a businessman and entrepreneur, best known for building
his Kentucky Fried Chicken cafe into a fast-food empire. Prior the that, he had
worked as a farmer, salesman, steamboat pilot, and railroad fireman. He sold
KFC to John Y. Brown Jr., Jack Massey, and a group of investors for $2 million
in 1964.

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GREETINGS FROM COL. SANDERS AND KFC

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1890

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Colonel Harland David Sanders (September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980)

Sanders was a businessman, best known for founding Kentucky Fried Chicken
(KFC), and later acted as the company’s goodwill ambassador and symbol.

Sanders held a number of jobs in his early life, such as a fireman, insurance 
salesman and running filling stations. He began selling fried chicken from his
roadside restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky, during the Great Depression.

 

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FAMOUS DOUGHNUT HAS A BIRTHDAY

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.was founded July 13, 1937 by
Vernon Rudolph who bought a secret yeast-raised recipe
from a New Orleans chef, rented a building in what is now
historic Old Salem in Winston-Salem, NC, and began selling
to local grocery stores.

 

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Vernon C. Rudolph founder of Krispy Kreme Donuts

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