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1935 Earl G. Graves, Sr. (New York City-born African-American Publisher of Black Enterprise Magazine and Pepsi-Cola Franchise Bottler of South Africa) Earl G. Graves Journalism Foods and Nutrition Famous African Americans
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1799 British Introduce a Temporary Income Tax to Help Finance War Against Napoleon Great Britain Napoleon War Taxes Adam Smith Institute
1863 U.S.S. Ethan Allen Destroys a Large Salt Works South of St. Joseph's Bay, Florida Florida The American Civil War Naval History Florida State Historical Society
1873 The Cairo and Fulton Railroad Is Completed from Little Rock, Arkansas to the Missouri State Line Little Rock, Arkansas Missouri Railroad Arkansas History Commission
1906 Campbell's Soup Trademark Is Registered Businesses & Corporations Trademarks and Patents USPTO
1958 Toyota & Datsun Cars First Shown in U.S. Japan Toyota Historic Firsts History Channel
1969 The Concorde Makes Its First Trial Flight Aviation History Historic Firsts NASA
1972 British Miners Go on Strike for First Time Since 1926 British History Labor BBC

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