The Channel Tunnel – also called the “Chunnel” – opens, connecting the United Kingdom to France beneath the English Channel.

It includes the longest undersea portion of any tunnel in the world.

3M develops a water-resistant bandage with the Nexcare™ Active™ Strips Flexible Foam Bandage.

Unlike earlier bandages, the new ones stick to wet skin.

3M is the first to use anti-microbial technology to create O-Cel-O™ StayFresh™ Sponges.

The new cleaning sponges kill germs that cause bad odors.