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MAY 16

1641 Dudley North (English Economist and Merchant) English Business Leaders Economics
1832 Philip Armour (New York Business Leader: Meat Packing) New York Business Leaders American Business Leaders Find-a-Grave
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1863 U.S. Schooner Two Sisters Captures the Confederate Schooner Oliver S. Breese Off the Florida Keys Florida American Civil War Naval Military History Florida Historical Society
1864 U.S.S. Somerset Captures 6 Boats, 4 Prisoners and Ammunition Near Apalachicola, Florida Florida American Civil War Naval Military History Florida Historical Society
1866 Congress Authorizes Minting the Nickel to Replace the Smaller Half-Dime U.S. Congress Currencies The History Channel U.S. Treasury
1901 The North Georgia Electric Company Is Incorporated Georgia Business Electricity Business University of Georgia
1922 "Canada Dry" Pale Ginger Ale Trademark Is Registered Patents & Trademarks Foods U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
1933 Military Units Are Called Out to Control Violence in Wisconsin's Statewide Milk Strike Wisconsin Business Farming and Agriculture Foods and Nutrition Consumer Economics Wisconsin Historical Society
1963 The City of Cape Canaveral, Florida Is Incorporated Cape Canaveral, Florida Cape Canaveral, Florida Florida Historical Society
1972 Michigan Voters Approved Constitutional Amendment Allowing a State Lottery Michigan Government Economics Taxes Law State of Michigan

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