On This Day Weekend April 25, 26, 27
On This Day in history:
1684- A patent is granted for the thimble.
1901- New York is the first state to require license plates for cars. The fee was $1.
1953- Dr. James Watson and Dr. Francis Crick suggest the double helix structure of DNA.
1967- The Beatles record "All You Need Is Love" during a British TV broadcast.
1971- The country of Bangladesh is established.
2002- Lisa Lopes from the band TLC is killed in a car crash.
1865- John Wilkes Booth is killed by the US Federal Cavalry.
1954- Grace Kelly is on the cover of "LIFE" magazine.
1977- Studio 54 opens in New York.
1980- The Carpenters' "Music Music Music" TV special airs.
1947- "Babe Ruth Day" is celebrated at Yankee Stadium.
1965- "Pampers" are patented by R.C. Duncan.
1968- Simon & Garfunkel's "Mrs. Robinson" is released.
1973- Opryland opens in Nashville, TN.
2006- Construction begins on the Freedom Tower on the site of the former Wold Trace Center in New York.
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