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MARCH 8

1827 John Crerar (New York City-born Railway Industrialist) New York City Business Leaders Railroads
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1857 Female Garment & Textile Workers March in New York City New York City Women Labor International Women's Day
1860 Brashear (Morgan City), Louisiana Is Incorporated Morgan City, Louisiana Morgan City, Louisiana Louisiana Secretary of  State
The Alaskan State Legislature Passes a Bill Permitting Non-Profit Organizations to Operate Games of Chance Alaska Government Economics Law Alaskan Historical Society
1862 U.S.S. Sagamore Captures the Sloop Enterprise Off the Florida Coast Florida American Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Society
1870 Sophia Smith Is the First Woman to Endow a College for Women Massachusetts Education Philanthropy Historic Firsts Smith College Massachussetts Foundation for the Humanities
1894 New York Passes First State Law Requiring Dog Licenses New York Taxes Dogs Historic Firsts
1913 The IRS Begins Accepting the First Federal Income Tax Payments 16th Amendment Taxes Law & Legal Resources Merriam-Webster
1933 A Dust Storm Covers the State of Minnesota Minnesota Farming & Agriculture Wind Great Depression Minnesota Historical Society
1970 100 Native Americans Attempt to Claim Part of Seattle's Fort Lawton for a Cultural Center Seattle, Washington Native American Heritage History Link
1971 British Postal Workers End Seven-week Walkout Great Britain Labor Job Actions BBC

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