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MAY 14

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1852 A Mudslide Covers Much of Stillwater, Minnesota, Destroying Barns, Shops, Homes and Lumber, but Injuring No One Stillwater, Minnesota Economics Minnesota Historical Society
1884 Anti-Monopoly Party Nominates Benjamin Butler for President Politics American Presidency Business History Channel
1898 In Michigan, the Spanish-American War Drives the Price of Bread to 10 for a 2-pound Loaf Michigan Foods and Nutrition Consumer Economics Spanish-American War State of Michigan
1926 Opa Locka, Florida Is Incorporated as a Town Is Approved by Voters 28-0 Opa Locka, Florida Florida Historical Society
1929 Airmail Service Between the United States and South America Is Started from Miami, Florida South America Miami, Florida Aviation History Historic Firsts Florida Historical Society
1931 Eau Gallie, Florida Is Incorporated Eau Gallie, Florida Florida Historical Society
1982 Court Declares West Virginia's System of Financing Public Schools Unconstitutional West Virginia Education Law & Legal Resources Education Economics West Virginia State Archives

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