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1860 W. K. Kellogg (Michigan-born Founder of Kellogg Cereals, Inventor of the Corn Flake) W.K. Kellogg Inventors and Inventions Food and Nutrition Business
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1891 P.T. Barnum (Connecticut-born Circus Owner, Promoter) P.T. Barnum American Entertainers History Channel
1947 Henry Ford (Michigan-born Founder of the Ford Motor Company) Henry Ford Automobiles
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1845 In Minnesota, the St. Paul Post Office Is Established in Henry Jackson's Store St. Paul, Minnesota U.S. Post Office Minnesota Historical Society
1864 U.S. Schooner Beauregard Captures the English Schooner Spunky Off Florida's Cape Canaveral Great Britain American Civil War Florida Historical Society
1866 Act of Congress States That Only Portraits of Deceased Persons May Appear on U.S. Bank Notes U.S. Congress Currency Law US Treasury
1922 Secret Oil Leases Begin the Teapot Dome Scandal Wyoming California U.S. Congress The Teapot Dome Scandal Crime
1934 Congress Passes the Jones-Connally Farm-Relief Act U.S. Congress Farming and Agriculture The Great Depression The History Channel
1948 United Nation's World Health Organization Begins Operation Health Care World Health Organization IntelliHealth
1956 The Last Streetcar in Detroit Is Taken Out of Service Detroit Transportation Historical Society of Michigan (pdf)
1957 New York City's Last Electric Trolley Completes Its Final Run New York City The New York Times
1986 British Home-computing Pioneer Clive Sinclair Sells the Rights to His Inventions for 5M British Scientists and Inventors History of Technology Inventors and Inventions Business BBC
1999 The World Trade Organization (WTO) Rules in Favor of U.S. in Banana Trade Dispute with Europe European History International Trade Law Foods and Nutrition BBC

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