March 15, 2002

On This Date in! in 2002 in the U.S., Burger King began selling a veggie burger. This event was billed as the first veggie burger to be sold nationally by a fast food chain. McDonald’s asked Burger King if they remembered the Hula Burger, which was a slice of grilled pineapple topped with cheese inside a hamburger bun. Burger King replied that no one remembered it.

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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