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1744 Mayer Amschel Rothschild (German Banker, Capitalist, Financier) Mayer Amschel Rothschild Business & Economics
1846 William Horlick (English-American Food Manufacturer, Philanthropist Who Trademarked Malted Milk) English Business Leaders Foods and Nutrition Wisconsin Historical Society
1850 Cesar Ritz (Swiss Owner of Some of the World's Most Fashionable Hotels) Swiss Business Leaders Ritz Carlton
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1813 World's First Mechanically-Powered Cotton Mill Is Incorporated in Waltham, MA Massachusetts Business & Economics Labor Historic Firsts The Concord Review (pdf)
1844 City of Milton, Florida Is Incorporated Milton, Florida Milton, Florida Florida Historical Society
1863 U.S.S. Gem of the Sea Captures Confederate Steamer Charm on Florida's St. Sebastian River Florida American Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Society
1892 Peter D. Smith of Springfield, Ohio, Is Issued a U.S. Patent 469,279 for a "Grain Binder" Ohio Scientists & Mathematicians Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Inventors & Inventions African-American Inventors St. Louis Public Library
Henry Bowman of Worcester, MA Issued Patent 463,395 for "Method for Making Flags" Massachusetts Scientists & Mathematicians Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Inventors & Inventions African-American Inventors St. Louis Public Library
1960 F. M. Jones Issued Patent for a "Thermostat and Temperature Control System" Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Inventors & Inventions African-American Inventors St. Louis Public Library

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