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\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.

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January 24, 1922
Eskimo Pies
Inventions are the result of problems solved.
Christian Kent Nelson was just a boy when he watched a friend decide between ice cream and a chocolate bar. As an adult, he decided no one should have to make that decision. His solution: he invented an ice cream bar covered in hard chocolate.
Nelson called it an I-Scream Bar, but after partnering-up with successful candymaker Russel C. Stover, the name was changed. Patent #1,404,539 was granted to Nelson on January 24, 1922, for his Eskimo Pie.

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