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1836 Henry Royce (English Industrialist: Founder of Rolls Royce)) English Business Leaders Automobiles History Channel
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1863 The U.S.S. Hendrick Hudson Seizes the British Schooner Pacifique at St. Marks, Florida Florida Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Association
1901 The Florida State Federation of Labor Is Organized in Jacksonville Jacksonville, Florida Labor Unions Florida Historical Association
1946 Walter Reuther Is Elected President of the United Auto Workers Walter Reuther Labor Unions Automobiles United Auto Workers State of Michigan
1947 Georgia Prohibits Requiring Labor Dues or Fees as a Condition of Employment Georgia Government Law Labor Unions University of Georgia
1980 123 Die When a North Sea Oil Platform Collapses Oceans Business Death BBC

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