1562 HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR MAXIMILIAN II ENJOYED HOT SAUSAGE AS A FINGER FOOD AT HIS ROYAL CORONATION 1870 GERMAN IMMIGRANT CHARLES FELTMAN BEGAN SELLING SAUSAGES ON CONEY ISLAND 1880 THE WIFE OF ANTOINE FEUTCHWANGER, A SAUSAGE SALESMAN, BEGINS SELLING HOTDOGS ON THE STREET IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, AND OFFERS PATRONS WHITE GLOVES SO AS NOT TO DIRTY THEIR HANDS WHILE EATING 1893 FEUTCHWANGER, AFTER NOTICING THAT HIS WHITE GLOVES HAD BEGAN DISAPPEARING (PEOPLE TOOK THEM AS SOUVENIRS), BEGINS SELLING HIS SAUSAGES IN ROLLS AT THE WORLD'S FAIR 1895 SPORTSMAN HARRY M. STEVENS HAS HIS CONCESSIONAIRES AT THE OLD NEW YORK POLO GROUNDS SELL SAUSAGES ON BUNS, AND CALLS THEM HOT DASCHUND SANDWICHES. A CARTOONIST FOR THE NEW YORK POST COULD NOT SPELL DACHSHUND, SO HE ILLUSTRATES THEM, AND SIMPLY CALLS THEM HOT DOGS 1916 NATHAN HANDWERKER, A FORMER EMPLOYEE OF CHARLES FELTMAN, OPENS UP A COMPETING HOT DOG COMPANY, NOW KNOWN AS NATHAN'S FAMOUS 1929 THE ALBERT PICK-L. BARTH WHOLESALE CATALOG OF HOTEL AND RESTAURANT SUPPLIES FEATURES AN APPARATUS THAT ALLOWS ONE TO DIP A SAUSAGE IN A BATTER, AND THEN PUT A STICK IN IT. THIS LATER BECAME KNOWN AS 1942 THE CORN DOG, WHICH IS A HOT DOG IN A FRIED CORNMEAL BATTER, IS INTRODUCED AT THE TEXAS STATE FAIR, CREATED BY TEXAN NEIL FLETCHER 2012 ANGELOS ECONOMOPOULOS OPENS FANCY FRANKS IN DOWNTOWN TORONTO, FOREVER CHANGING THE FACE OF THE HOT DOG, AND ALL OF ITS MANY VARIATIONS
 
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