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1863 William Randolph Hearst (California-born Publisher, Business Leader) William Randolph Hearst Journalism
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2006 John Kenneth Galbraith (Canadian-American Economist) Canadian Scientists & Mathematicians Economists
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1816 Congress Passes a Law Extending Fur-Trading Licenses to U.S. Citizens Only, Excluding British Rivals to John Astor's American Fur Company John Jacob Astor Great Britain U.S. Congress Business Law Minnesota Historical Society
1875 Townspeople of Rusk, Texas Celebrate the Inauguration of the Rusk Transportation Company, Commonly Called the Rusk Tramway Rusk, Texas Railroad Economics Texas State Historical Association
1892 Issaquah, Washington Is Incorporated as Gilmer Issaquah, Washington History Link
1926 The U.S. Restructures France's $4 Billion Debt France International Trade The History Channel
1993 Queen Elizabeth II Announces She Will Open Buckingham Palace for Public Tours London, England Queen Elizabeth II Business BBC
2004 The Last Oldsmobile Is Made Oldsmobile Automobiles CNN

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