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MARCH 19

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1831 First Recorded U.S. Bank Robbery Takes Place in New York City New York City Economic Institutions Crime Historic Firsts History Channel
1834 Six English Farm Laborers Are Sentenced to Exile in Australia for Forming a Trade Union England Australia Farming & Agriculture Labor Crime Historic UK
1861 Elias Howe Wins the Sewing Machine Wars When His Patent Is Reissued Elias Howe Inventors and Inventions Center for the Study of Technology and Society
1917 The U.S. Supreme Court Upholds 8-hour Day for Railroad Employees Supreme Court Labor Railroads New York Times
1952 The One Millionth Jeep Is Produced Automobiles History Channel
1985 IBM Pulls the Plug on the PCjr IBM Computer Technology History Channel
1990 Major League Baseball Owners End 32-day Lockout Baseball Labor Major League Baseball Television News Archive
1992 AOL Stock Goes Public on NASDAQ At an Original Price of $11.50/Share Markets & Investments Official Website

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