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1901 Simon Kuznets (Russian-American Economist, Statistician; 1971 Nobel Laureate for Economics) Russian Scientists and Mathematicians Economist Statistics & Probability 1971 Nobel Laureate for Economics New York Times
1902 Theodore Schultz (South Dakota-born Economist; 1979 Nobel Laureate for Economics) South Dakota Scientists and Mathematicians Economist 1979 Nobel Laureate for Economics New York Times
1958 Mbhazima Shilowa (South-African Labor and Political Leader) South African Political and Social Leaders Labor South African History
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1803 U.S. & France Sign the Treaty Finalizing the Louisiana Purchase France The Louisiana Purchase PBS History Channel Florida Historical Society Minnesota Historical Society Arkansas History Commission
1845 On a Vote of 90-79, the Wisconsin Legislature Adopts a "Free" Education for State Residents Wisconsin Education Economics Law Wisconsin Historical Association
1889 Cecil John Rhodes Applies for a Charter to Establish the British South Africa Company South Africa British Business Leaders Business South African History
1903 The Florida Legislature Approves the Incorporation of the Town of Wauchula Wauchula, Florida Florida Historical Society
1910 Interurban Rail Service Is Begun Between the Washington Cities of Everett and Seattle Washington Transportation History Link
1935 U.S. Patent #2,000,000 Is Issued Joseph Ledwinka for Vehicle Wheel Construction Patents & Trademarks Automotives USPTO
1939 The New York's World's Fair Opens to the Public to Commemorate Presdient Washington's 1789 Inauguration at Federal Hall New York City Writer's Almanac New York State Historical Society
2002 California Businessman Dennis Tito Arrives at the International Space Station Aboard a Russian Spacecraft. Russian Space Program California Business Leaders Business International Space Station New York Times

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