May 31, 1884

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1884, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg patented “flaked cereal.” It was meant as a cure for onanism, but they found that if you added fruit, sugar, and milk, it became a delicious breakfast.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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