Friday is National Cereal Day

Friday is National Cereal Day.

So, as you dig into your bowl of Corn Flakes, Cheerios or Cap'n Crunch, here a few fun facts:

-- Dr. James Caleb Jackson is credited with creating the first cold breakfast cereal in the 1800s.

-- It had to be soaked in milk overnight before it was edible.

-- Corn Flakes were accidentally invented when the Kellogg brothers messed up a batch of granola.

-- Cap’n Crunch’s full name is Horatio Magellan Crunch.

-- Half of Americans start their days with cereal.