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International Day of Mourning/Workers Memorial Day
(Since 1989, a day to remember those who have died or been injured on the job)
Labor AFL-CIO
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1891 African-American George Toliver (PA) Receives U.S. Patent #451,086 for a Ship Propeller Pennsylvania Scientists & Inventors Copyrights and Patents Patent #451,085 Naval History African American Scientists & Inventors African American Registry
1897 Chickasaw and Choctaw Tribes Give Up Ownership of Land Promised Them in Oklahoma Oklahoma Chickasaw Indians Choctaw Indians History Channel
1898 The Townsite of Council City on Alaska's Seward Peninsula Is Staked and a Mining District Is Formed Alaska Business Alaska Historical Society
1917 Flagler County Is Created by the Florida Legislature in Honor of Railroad Entrepreneur Henry Flagler Flagler County, Florida Railroad Flagler County, Florida Florida Historical Society
1995 The Last Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Is Produced Automobiles National Corvette Museum
2001 American, Dennis Tito, Is First Space Tourist Aboard Russians Soyuz TM Russian Space Program Space Exploration Business and Economics Historic Firsts BBC

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