Tag Archives: Cows

April 9, 1872

On April 9, 1872 Samuel R. Percy received a US patent for dried milk. This was a huge scientific invention in a time before wholesale refrigeration. Armies, prospectors, naval ships, and the poor finally had access to a milk substitute … Continue reading

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April 1, 2020

Breaking news! On April 1, 2020, the University of Farmington, Farmington, Michigan announced that it had achieved a significant breakthrough in producing a more meat-like meat substitute. The University of Farmington’s Department of Biology and Chemical Science lead by Professors … Continue reading

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February 18, 1930

On February 18, 1930, Elm Farm Ollie, a Guernsey cow, was the first cow to be flown on an airplane. Another first that happened on that flight was that she was also the first cow to be milked while flown … Continue reading

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November 14, 1856

On November 14, 1856, American inventor Gail Borden was issued a patent for the technology related to his invention of condensed milk. He said the hardest part was shrinking the cows down to the correct size because it was a … Continue reading

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August 15, 1960

On August 15, 1960, it was reported that a UFO was sighted by two California highway patrolmen searching for a speeding motorcyclist. Patrolmen Stanley Scott and Charles Carson claimed that it was a large red glowing football shaped object. It … Continue reading

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January 20, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998, American scientist announced that they had cloned two calves, named George and Charlie, under a new, more efficient technique that could allow for the possibility creating a cow that could produce different types … Continue reading

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August 10

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com 1859 – In Boston, MA the first milk inspectors were appointed. Six months later, James Standwich petitioned the Boston City Council and was appointed the city’s first and official ‘Teet’ Inspector. Within a week 176 … Continue reading

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February 18, 1930

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1930 Elm Farm’s Ollie became the first cow to fly in an airplane. Elm Farm’s Ollie also became the first cow to defecate in an airplane. Elm Farm’s Ollie’s cow poop became the first … Continue reading

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January 11, 1878

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1878, in New York City, milk was delivered in glass bottles for the first time by Alexander Campbell, effectively putting an end to the practice of milk farmers having to walk their cows up … Continue reading

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