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1652 William Byrd (English-American Planter, Merchant, Political Leader) English Business Leaders Virginia Business Leaders Farming & Agriculture
1834 Rufus Bullock (New York-born Georgia Business and Political Leader) New York Business Leaders Georgia Business Leaders Telegraph University of Georgia
1899 August Anheuser Busch, Jr.(Missouri-born Brewer) Missouri Business Leaders Major League Baseball Library of Congress New York Times
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1797 Nathaniel Briggs Patents a Washing Machine Inventors & Inventions Patents Vigo County Historical Society New York Times
1834 Senate Censures President Jackson over Second U.S. Bank Andrew Jackson The American Presidency U.S. Senate History Channel
1838 The Charlotte Mint in North Carolina Produces Its First Gold Half-eagle Coins Charlotte, North Carolina Currency Historic Firsts U.S. Treasury
1882 Elijah McCoy Receives U.S. Patent #255,443 for a Lubricator to be Used by Railroads Elijah McCoy Railroads Inventors & Inventions Patent Diagram African-American Scientists & Inventors African American Registry
1899 William Fleming Patents an Electric Player Piano Patents & Trademarks Pianos U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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