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JANUARY 21

1933 William Wrigley III (Chicago-born Business Leader) Chicago Business Leaders American Business Leaders Wrigley
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1928 John Kimberly (New York-born Founder of Wisconsin-based Kimberly-Clark) New York Business Leaders Wisconsin Business Business Kimberly Clark Paper Industry Hall of Fame Wisconsin Historical Society
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1862 The Confederate Schooner Olive Branch Bound from Florida's Cedar Key to Nassau Is Captured by the USS. Ethan Allen Florida Naval Military History American Civil War Florida Historical Society
1863 In Texas, Confederates Recapture the Port of Sabine Pass Texas First Battle of  Sabine Pass History Channel
1899 Opel Automobile Works Opens Automobiles Germany Business & Economics History Channel
1934 Atlanta's Citizens Trust Bank Is the City's First African-American Bank to be a Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Atlanta, Georgia Business Historic Firsts African-American Heritage Citizens Trust Bank FDIC University of Georgia
1939 Harold Arlen's Song "Over the Rainbow" Is Copyrighted Harold Arlen American Composers and Songwriters Wizard of Oz Patents and Copyrights USPTO

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