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Historical Events

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1891-04-01 - The Wrigley Company is founded in Chicago, Illinois.
1974-06-26 - The Universal Product Code is scanned for the first time to sell a package of Wrigley's chewing gum at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio

Famous Birthdays

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1861-09-30 - William Wrigley Jr., American industrialist (Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company) (d. 1932)
1933-01-21 - William Wrigley III, chewing gum mogul (Wrigleys)

Famous Deaths

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1932-01-26 - William K Wrigley, owner (Wrigley Gum, Chicago Cubs), dies

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