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FEBRUARY 22

1892 David Dubinsky (Russian-American Labor Leader) Russian Political and Social Leaders Labor
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1766 The British Parliament Repeals the Stamp Tax Great Britain Colonial History Stamp Tax University of Georgia
1855 California's Largest Bank, Page & Bacon & Co., Closes Its Doors, Setting Off the State's First Major Financial Panic California Business Economics Historic Firsts LearnCalifornia
1856 California's First Railroad, Sacramento Valley Rail Road, Begins Service From Sacramento East to the New Town of Folsom California Railroad Historic Firsts LearnCalifornia
1879 Frank Winfield Woolworth Opens First "Five Cent Store" in Utica, New York New York Business Historic Firsts The History Channel
1885 City of Chipley, Florida Is Incorporated Chipley, Florida Chipley, Florida Florida Historical Society
1935 Connally Hot Oil Act Becomes Law in Attempt to Control Marketing Unregulated Oil U.S. Government Business Law and Legal Resources Texas State Historical Association
1969 Trade Union Council of South Africa (TUCSA) Bans Black Trade Union Membership South Africa Racism Labor Unions South African History

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