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1931 Rupert Murdoch (Australian Media Mogul) Australian Business Leaders Journalism Television Radio
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1791 Samuel Mulliken Is the First Person to Obtain More Than 1 U.S. Patent Patents & Trademarks Historic Firsts USPTO
1811 A Group of English Workers Known as the Luddites Begin 5 Years of Terrorist Acts in Reprisal for Lost Wages and Jobs English Business Labor Terrorism Chambers Book of Days
1864 In Florida, Federal Ships Capture Three Blockade Runners Jacksonville, Florida Naval Military History American Civil War Florida Historical Society
1935 Bank of Canada Opens Canada Economic Institutions Bank of Canada
1938 Congress Overrides President Roosevelt's Veto to Pass a Revenue Act with Tax Cuts U.S. Congress FDR Taxes History Channel
1941 President Roosevelt Signs Lend-Lease Act to Provide War Aid to Europe & Russia Soviet Union European History FDR Economics Word War II History Channel New York Times
1964 The International Labour Organisation Suspends South Africa for Its System of Racial Discrimination and Labour Practices South Africa Apartheid Labor South African History

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