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What year was the Wendy's Spicy Chicken Sandwich first made available for sale?

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Wikipedia's article on Wendy's says it was added to the menu full-time in 1996, and was a promotional thing before then. There's no source given, unfortunately, but I found this 1996 shareholder report saying "This year we added two permanent additions to the menu -- the innovative Spicy Chicken Sandwich...", and on youtube you can find tons of copies of their ad marked as being from 1996.

I think it was first sold as a promotional thing in 1992, but I didn't find a really solid source yet. The best I've found is this ad for the new spicy chicken sandwitch marked as being from 1992.

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The Wendy's Story says it was in April 2004.

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    It says they launched "a crispier Spicy Chicken" in 2004. I don't think it says when the original one was first available. – Cascabel Dec 16 '16 at 0:53

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