20 Things Turning 100 in 2020

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Band-Aid adhesive bandages were invented 100 years ago.

Approximately 100 years ago, a cotton-buyer named Earle Dickson invented what’s now known as the Band-Aid adhesive bandage.

Dickson wanted to create a bandage his wife could apply herself, so he layered two Band-Aid products – gauze and adhesive tape – to create the then-revolutionary bandage.

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4 Comments

  1. Barney cooley says

    Judge Judy, too. Congrats @100??

  2. Berni cotton says

    They say Judge Judy, has spent 100 years on the air. Also, it has been said she is turning 100years old. Both can’t be true. Only one is true !

  3. Robert Hutchison says

    This is personal but Liberty County in Montana was established in 1920!

  4. debbie williams says

    i have learned so many things . i really enjoy life in photos. i am amazed at a lot of the photos.

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