DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Walter Diemer (aged 94)
-American inventor of bubble gum
Walter E. Diemer (January 8, 1904 – January 8, 1998) was an accountant and inventor of bubble gum.
DEATH: Diemer died of congestive heart failure in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on his 94th birthday. Saturday Night Live joked that his body was found stuck under a movie theatre seat.