Happy 127th Birthday Colonel Harland Sanders


Today is the 127th birthday of the fast food genius Colonel Sanders. I am very nostalgic for his commercials, even though my family didn’t eat there much or if at all back then. Even as a kid, I loved iconography and Kentucky Fried Chicken had some of the best in the fast food genre. I have included a gallery below of immediately-recognizable imagery connected to his brand. The world is a better place because he was in it and still feels the loss that he has left.

colonel SANDERSNAME: Colonel Harland Sanders
BIRTH DATE: September 9, 1890
DEATH DATE: December 16, 1980
PLACE OF BIRTH: Henryville, Indiana
PLACE OF DEATH: Louisville, Kentucky

BEST KNOWN FOR: Colonel Sanders is best known for creating a fried chicken recipe that would become the world’s fast-food chicken chain, Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Best known for founding the fast-food…

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