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.


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


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


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


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, 2018

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

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