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MAY 18

Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1863 The U.S.S. Kanawha Captures the Confederate Schooner Ripple Off the Florida Gulf Coast Florida American Civil War Naval Military History Florida Historical Society
1908 Congress Passes Legislation Placing "In God We Trust" on Certain U.S. Coins U.S. Congress Separation of Church and State Currency U.S. Treasury
1912 The Detroit Tigers Baseball Team Goes on Strike to Protest the Suspension of Ty Cobb Detroit Sports Figures Ty Cobb Labor Strikes Major League Baseball New York Times
1923 France's Antoine Barnay Submits Patent Application for Rotary-dial Telephone French Mathematicians & Scientists Telephone Patents & Trademarks Académie de Nancy-Metz
1998 Federal Government Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against the Microsoft Corporation U.S. Government Bill Gates & the Microsoft Corporation Antitrust Law CNN

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