This Day in History: 1981-02-26

Following dinner in the Officers’ Mess at Church Crookham the previous evening with His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Colonel-in-Chief of the 2nd Goorkhas, several officers complained of stomach aches. This was attributed to the yak’s cheese that had been served, described by the Master Chef as “like Emmental but with a definite air of cowshed”.