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1772 David Ricardo (English Economist) English Scientists and Mathematicians Economists
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1809 Former President Thomas Jefferson Sells an Indentured Servant to New President James Madison Thomas Jefferson James Madison Business The History Channel
1906 4,000 South African Zulus Die in Rebellion Against Farm Taxes South Africa Taxes War Death South African History
1930 Publix Supermarkets Is Incorporated by George Jenkins of Lakeland, Florida Florida Business Business Publix Florida Historical Society
1933 The United States Goes Off the Gold Standard U.S. Government Economics Gold The New York Times
1955 Volkswagen of America, Inc. Is Established in New Jersey New Jersey Volkswagen of America Automobiles Business The History Channel
1997 Fires Break Out in the Flooded Downtown of Grand Forks, North Dakota Grand Forks, North Dakota Rivers Flooding Fire Economics Minnesota Historical Society
1910 The Texas Industrial Congress Is Organized in San Antonio Texas Business Business Texas State Historical Association

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