Whose birthday am I celebrating on tattoo Tuesday?

September 9, 2014


Harland David Sanders, born September 9, 1890, in Henryville, Indiana.

Colonel Sanders was an American businessman, best known for founding Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), and later acting as the company’s goodwill ambassador and symbol.

Sanders held a number of jobs in his early life, such as a fireman, insurance salesman and running filling stations. He began selling fried chicken from his roadside restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky, during the Great Depression. Sanders identified the potential of the restaurant franchising concept, and the first KFC franchise opened in Utah in 1952. The company’s rapid expansion across the United States and overseas saw it overwhelm him however, and in 1964 he sold the company to a group of investors led by John Y. Brown, Jr. and Jack C. Massey for $2 million.

Ref: Wikipedia

You can down load Col. Sanders cookbook here.  It includes this recipe:

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And the tattoo:

col sanders tattoo


  1. Well, OK then. I’m just wonderin’ what sort of individual… apart from a direct relation to the Good Colonel… would get a Col. Sanders tattoo. Then again, I suppose the universe has lots and lots o’ mysteries, this bein’ only one such.

    • You know, that is part of the reason I find tattoos so interesting. Think of any subject and someone probably has a tattoo of it!

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