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Audio: Northwest Missouri state lawmaker optimistic about Sliced Bread Day Legislation

Legislation designating July 7th of each year as “Missouri Sliced Bread Day” is heading to a State Senate committee in Jefferson City. Chillicothe State Representative Rusty Black’s bill encourages you to participate in events to commemorate the first sale of sliced bread, which happened in 1928 in northwest Missouri’s Chillicothe.     The House has […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Missouri House gives final approval to “Sliced Bread Day” legislation

Legislation designating July 7th of each year as “Missouri Sliced Bread Day” has been given final approval by the Missouri House. The bill encourages Missourians to participate in events to commemorate the first sale of sliced bread, which happened in 1928 in northwest Missouri’s Chillicothe. State Representative Rusty Black notes Chillicothe is on Highway 36, […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Missouri House expected to debate “Sliced Bread” legislation on Wednesday

The Missouri House could vote today (Wednesday) on legislation designating July 7th of each year as “Missouri Sliced Bread Day.” Brian Hauswirth reports the designation would recognize a northwest Missouri town.     Chillicothe is the county seat in Livingston County and has a population of about 93-hundred. Chillicothe State Representative Rusty Black is sponsoring […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Chillicothe to showcase history of sliced bread during Sliced Bread Day on Saturday

(Missourinet) – On July 7, 1928, the Chillicothe Baking Company in northwest Missouri became the first commercial bakery in recorded history to have bread mechanically cut into uniform slices. The invention, developed by Otto Rohwedder of Iowa, revolutionized the baking world. To celebrate the 90-year milestone, the town of Chillicothe is gearing up for its […]