Before 1956 refrigerator doors could only be opened from outside

Before 1956 refrigerator doors could only be opened from outside

Before 1956, troops of people went around detaching doors and smashing locks on abandoned refrigerators because refrigerator doors could only be opened with a latch from outside and children would often die after locking themselves inside during play Refrigerator death refers to death by suffocation in a refrigerator or similar device such as a freezer. […]