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MAY 11

Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1981 Hoyt Fuller (Georgia-born Journalist) Georgia Authors & Illustrators Journalism Business
1886 African-American Inventor, W. Marshall, Is Issued a Patent for a "Grain Binder" Patents & Trademarks Inventors & Inventions Farming & Agriculture African-American Inventors St. Louis Public Library
1894 Nationwide Pullman Railway Strike Begins Railroads 1894 Pullman Strike History Channel
1905 Florida Begins Charging a $2.00 Registration Fee for Each Automobile Florida Government Automobiles Taxes Historic Firsts Florida Historical Society
1907 City of Wildwood, Florida Is Incorporated Wildwood, Florida Wildwood, Florida Florida Historical Society
1919 Law Goes into Effect Restricting Child Labor in West Virginia West Virginia Government Law Labor Child Labor West Virginia Archives
1926 The Maxwell House "Good to the Last Drop" Trademark Is Registered Patents and Trademarks Maxwell House USPTO
1935 President Roosevelt Signs Executive Order 7037 Creating the Rural Electrification Administration President Franklin Roosevelt Electricity Farming and Agriculture University of Georgia
1949 The First Polaroid Camera Is Sold for $89.95 in New York City New York City Photography Polaroid Princeton University
1951 Jay Forrester Files for Patent of Computer Core Memory Nebraska Scientists and Mathematicians Patents & Trademarks Computer Technology History IEEE Technology and Society
1998 French Mint Produces the First Euros France The Euro Historic Firsts CNN
2003 91% of Lithuanians Vote to Join the European Union Lithuania Economics European Union National Conference on Soviet Jewry

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