Got milk? Got pasteurized milk? You might want to thank God and Louis Pasteur, who died on this day in 1895. I like the quote of Pasteur at the bottom of this American minute below. I am so thankful to know that there is a loving Creator and that my life is not just a series of mere random events!
American Minute with Bill Federer
He developed vaccines for rabies and anthrax, revolutionized medicine
with his germ theory of disease, and laid the foundation for the
control of tuberculosis, cholera, diphtheria and tetanus.
While Dean of the Faculty of Sciences at Lille University in France,
he developed the process of “Pasteurization” of milk.
This was Louis Pasteur, who died SEPTEMBER 28, 1895.
President Eisenhower wrote January 8, 1954:
“Pasteurization of milk has prevented countless epidemics and saved
thousands of lives.”
President Johnson stated April 7, 1966:
“Years ago Louis Pasteur said, ‘I hold the unconquerable belief that
science and peace will triumph over ignorance and war; that nations
will come together not to destroy, but to construct; and that the
future belongs to those who accomplish most for humanity.'”
President George H.W. Bush stated February 13, 1989:
“You know, Louis Pasteur once said: ‘Chance favors only the prepared
mind.’…For America to be prepared for the future, our children must
Dr. Louis Pasteur wrote:
“The more I study nature, the more I stand amazed at the work of the
There is something in the depths of our souls which tells us that the
world may be more than a mere combination of events.”