Also, on this day in 1930 John T. Dorrance died (born Nov 11, 1873). An American chemist, he developed a method to make condensed soup, and served as president of Campbell Soup Co. from 1914 to 1930.
In 1961 Earle Dickson died. He invented Band-Aids for his wife, who had frequent kitchen accidents, cutting or burning herself. He worked for Johnson & Johnson, who soon began manufacturing Band-Aids.
In 1971 Coca Cola introduced the plastic bottle.