October 3, 1964 – First Buffalo Wings Made in Buffalo, New York.

First Buffalo Wings are made at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.

The Anchor Bar, on Main Street in Buffalo, New York, was established in 1935 by Frank and Teressa Bellissimo.

It became famous for its claim to be the location of the invention of the Buffalo-style chicken wing.

Frank Bellissimo died in October of 1980 at the age of 84.

Teressa Bellissimo, who opened the Anchor Bar with her husband Frank, and is credited with inventing the Buffalo Wing, died in her apartment above the bar in November of 1985. She was 84.

Dominic, the son of Frank and Teressa, who later owned the establishment and actively promoted the bar and its wings, died in March of 1991 at the age of 68.

On November 20, 2018, Ivano Toscani, owner of the Anchor Bar, died from a long illness eight days before his 69th birthday. Toscani began working for the Bellissimos at the bar in the mid-1970s.

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