Today is National Sandwich Day, celebrating the birthdate of the John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich and the inventor of the sandwich. After becoming hungry at a 24-hour gambling event but only able to eat with one hand to continue playing, this 18th century English nobleman told his servant to put meat between two slices of bread and... voila! The sandwich was born. Click on through.
It's one of the few culinary feats England has offered the world.