Also, on this day in 1886 Coca-Cola was created by Dr. John Pemberton.
In 1903 Gustavus Franklin Swift died. Founder of the meat-packing business Swift & Co., the inventor of the refrigerated railway car, and the first to ship ‘dressed’ beef to eastern markets instead of live animals.
In 1980 Walter H. Deubener died. He owned the S.S. Kresge grocery store in St. Paul, Minnesota and invented the handled grocery bag.