1883 – Horlick’s Malted Milk Patented

On this date patented the first powdered milk in the world. He named his new product, intended to be used as a health food for infants, Horlick’s product went on to be used as a staple in fountain drinks as well as survival provisions. Malted milk was even included in explorations undertaken by Robert Peary, Roald Amundsen and Richard Byrd. [Source: ]