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FEBRUARY 24

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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1990 Malcolm Forbes (New York-born Publisher of Forbes Magazine) Malcolm Forbes American Business Leaders Forbes
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1862 U.S.S. Harriet Lane Captures the Confederate Schooner Joanna Ward off the Florida Coast Florida American Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Society
1863 U.S.S. Tahoma Captures the Confederate Schooner Stonewall Near Key West, Florida Key West, Florida American Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Society
1864 Crew Sets Fire to the Confederate Steamer Nan-Nan Rather Than Allow Its Cargo of Cotton be Captured Florida American Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Society
1869 Congress Passes the Morrill Tariff Act U.S. Congress International Business and Trade U.S. History History Channel
1909 The Hudson Motor Car Company Is Incorporated Automobiles Businesses and Corporations History Channel
1919 Revenue Act Codifies Existing U.S. Tax Laws `U.S. Congress Laws and Legal Resources Taxes U.S. Treasury
1964 U.S. $10 Federal Reserve Notes Are First Printed Bearing the Motto "In God We Trust" `Currency Religion Separation of Church and State Historic Firsts U.S. Treasury
1977 President Carter Cuts Foreign Aid to Uruguay Due to Human Rights Violations There Uruguay President Jimmy Carter Human Rights International Trade and Business Vanderbilt
1982 President Reagan Announces Aid Program to Stabilize Caribbean Governments President Ronald Reagan Central America & the Caribbean International Business and Trade Cold War History Channel

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