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Pampers Were Patented-Mothers Rejoiced Disposable Diapers

April 27th, a patent for a hearing aid,  Keith Richards falls out of a tree, construction on the One World Trade Center begins and more.

1880 – Francis Clarke and M.G. Foster patented the ELECTRICAL HEARING AID.

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1965 – Genius R.C. Duncan patented the “PAMPERS” brand disposable diaper. 

1968 – SIMON AND GARFUNKEL’S “Mrs. Robinson” was released.

1980 – Three years and a day after opening its very doors, New York’s  disco, STUDIO 54 shut down due to numerous activities.

1980 – RINGO STARR married actress BARBARA BACH, his costar in the blockbuster movie “CAVEMAN”PAUL MCCARTNEY and GEORGE HARRISON were present.  JOHN LENNON didn’t make it.

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1983 – NOLAN RYAN, of the Houston Astros, struck out the 3,509th batter of his career to pass Walter Johnson as ALL TIME STRIKE-OUT KING.



1996 – Playboy Playmate SHAUNA SAND married LORENZO LAMAS.  They divorced in 2002.

2000 – New York City Mayor RUDY GIULIANI disclosed that he had prostate cancer which cleared the way for HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON to win their Senate race after Giuliani later bowed out.

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2006 – ROLLING STONES guitarist KEITH RICHARDS was hospitalized for a MILD CONCUSSION, after he FELL OUT OF A PALM TREE while vacationing in the Fiji Islands.

Doctors had to drill a hole into his skull to drain a blood clot on his brain and then had to remove part of his skull in a SECOND operation after part of his brain collapsed.

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2006 – Construction began on the 1,776-foot tower for the new World Trade Center in NEW YORK CITY, that’s being called One World Trade Center.  It’s not expected to be completed until sometime in the year 2013.

2010 – Goldman Sachs was investigated by the U.S. Senate.  The investigators found that the investment banking firm made billions when the housing market bubble popped.

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