On this day: October 8

Published On: Oct 05 2012 03:42:24 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 08 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Clarence Birdseye
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1956: Clarence Frank Birdseye II, the inventor, entrepreneur, and naturalist considered to be the founder of the modern frozen food industry, dies of a stroke at age 69 at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City.

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