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15/05/1940 McDonald's opens its first restaurant

American fast food company McDonald's opened as a restaurant owned and operated by siblings Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California. Businessman Ray Kroc bought the chain from the brothers, modernized it and turned it into the fast food chain we know today.


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