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1906 John D. Rockefeller III (New York City-born Philanthropist) New York City Business Leaders Philanthropy
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1915 F. W. Taylor (Pennsylvania-born Inventor, Pioneer in Industrial Management) Pennsylvania Business Leaders Inventors and Inventions Business New York Times Technology and Society
1825 New York's Common Council Passes a Law Forbidding the Sale of Out-of-Season Game New York Government Health Care Foods and Nutrition Law New York Historical Society
1861 The Confederate States of America Establishes a Patent Office Patents and Trademarks American Civil War USPTO
1888 A Spring Flood in Cloquet, Minnesota Causes a Log Boom to Break, Destroying the Log Harvest Cloquet, Minnesota Flooding Trees Economics Minnesota Historical Society
1891 Eau Claire, Michigan Is Incorporated Eau Claire, Michigan Eau Claire, Michigan State of Michigan
1980 West Virginia Teachers Protest Legislature's Failure to Approve Larger Increase in Salaries West Virginia Government Education Labor Actions Economics West Virginia Archive
1991 British Government Unveils New Plan for Property Tax British Government Taxes BBC

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