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MARCH 17

1849 Patrick Cudahy (Irish-American Wisconsin Business Leader, Philanthropist) Ireland Political and Social Leaders Wisconsin Political and Social Leaders Philanthropy Wisconsin Historical Society
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1862 U.S. Treasury Sanctions Two Issues of Greenbacks U.S. Government Currency American Civil War U.S. Treasury
President Lincoln Accepts from Philanthropist, Cornelius Vanderbilt, a Yacht Offered as a Gift to the Government Cornelius Vanderbilt President Abraham Lincoln Naval History Philanthropy Lincoln Papers
1925 Explosion in Bethlehem Mine No. 41 Kills 33 Coal Miners in Barrackville, West Virginia West Virginia Safety Death West Virginia Archives
1975 First U.S. Doctor's Strike Takes Place in 21 New York City Hospitals New York City Medical Professionals Labor Actions IntelliHealth
1988 Apple Sues Microsoft for Copying the Macintosh Interface for Windows 2.0 Bill Gates and Microsoft Apple History of Computer Technology Law and Legal Resources MIT

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