16 Times History Made Us Hungry For Pi Day

Pieces of History

Happy Pi Day! Are you baking up a fresh dessert to celebrate? Get inspired by some historic pie deliciousness, fresh from our archives.

1

Everything about this photo is vintage #piegoals. The apron, the polka-dot potholders, that oven!

27-0753a (1)Elderly lady removes pie from oven.” From the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library catalog.archives.gov/id/195874

2

Does your pie make THE CUT? These pie judges can tell with just ONE SLICE. 

JudgesPie-Judging Contest with Dr. Louise Stanley and Mary Lindsay catalog.archives.gov/id/5729294

3

You get a slice! And you get a slice! Everyone gets a slice! We’re pretty sure that this 700-pound pie—the largest ever baked at the time—would’ve been an Insta-hit.

31-1927-b80Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover slices into the pie as Congressman Arthur Free of California watches. 1927. From the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

4

Sure, meeting world leaders is great. But getting to meet the National Cherry Pie Queen? That’s the…

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One comment

  1. ianscyberspace · March 18

    I know I’d have lined up for a piece. lol

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