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MAY 29

1916 James J. Hill (Canadian-American Railroading and Shipping Magnate) Canadian Business Leaders Minnesota Business Leaders Railroads Naval History Business
1933 Abdelrahman Munif (Jordanian Novelist, Economist) Jordan Economics
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1885 In Massachusetts, African-American Inventor Jan Matzeliger Demonstrated a Machine That Will Dramatically Improve the Production of Shoes Massachusetts Scientists & Inventors Inventors and Inventions Business and Economics African-American Scientists & Inventors Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1895 The City of High Springs Is Incorporated by the Florida Legislature Pensacola, Florida Florida State Archive
1932 World War I Veterans Arrive in Washington, D.C. Demanding Retirement Bonuses Washington, D.C. World War I Great Depression Writer's Almanac The History Channel
1935 High-Speed Rail Service between Chicago and Minnesota's Twin Cities Begins with the Train Hiawatha Minnesota Chicago Railroads Minnesota Historical Society
1947 Hilton Hotels Is Incorporated Under Delaware Law Delaware Business Business Hilton Hotels Texas State Historical Society
1975 Gerald Ford Vetoes Job Creation Bill U.S. Congress Gerald Ford The American Presidency Labor The History Channel
1984 British Police and Miners Clash Three Months into Strike England Labor Actions BBC

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