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JANUARY 19

1915 DOUBLEMINT Trademark Is Registered Trademarks Doublemint USPTO
1918 John H. Johnson (Arkansas-born Publisher of Ebony Magazine) Arkansas Buisness Leaders Journalism Business & Economics Noted African Americans African American Registry
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1862 Union Troops Defeat the Confederates at Battle of Logan's Crossroads, KY Kentucky Battle of Logan's Crossroads History Channel
U.S.S. Itasca Captures the Confederate Ship, Lizzie Weston, Off the Florida Coast Florida American Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Society
1864 Federal Ships Captures Two Blockade Runners Transporting Cotton Near Florida's Jupiter Inlet Florida's Jupiter Inlet District American Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Society
1881 Western Union Takes Over Atlantic and Pacific Co. Business & Economics Western Union History Channel
1904 Thomas Edison Receives Patent #750,102 for an Electric Automobile Thomas Edison Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Inventors & Inventions The Automobile Electricity & Magnetism Rutgers University (pdf)
1909 Thomas Edison Receives Patent #909,877 for an Improvement to the Telegraph Thomas Edison Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Inventors & Inventions The Telegraph Rutgers University (pdf)
1915 Parisian Georges Claude Receives U.S. Patent #1,125,476 for Process to Make Neon Signs Claude Georges Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Neon American Sign Museum
1944 Labor Settles Wage Dispute as the Federal Goverment Relinquishes Control of Railroads President Franklin Roosevelt Railroads Business & Economics Labor and Labor Day History Channel
1954 Patent 2,666,298 Is Issued to African-American Inventor, F.M. Jones, for a Defroster Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Inventors & Inventions Noted African Americans St. Louis Public Library
1961 NASA Selects Hughes Aircraft Co. to Build Seven Surveyor Spacecraft for Soft Lunar Landings Lunar Exploration Business NASA

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