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1867 Arthur Vining Davis (Massachusetts-born Industrialist: Aluminum Company of America) Massachusetts Business Leaders American Business Leaders ALCOA
1871 Adelaida Cuellar (Mexican-American Founder of the El Chico Restaurant Chain) Mexican Business Leaders Foods and Nutrition Latin-American Busines Leaders El Chicos Texas State Historical Society
1888 James Farley (New York-born Business Leader, Political Advisor to Franklin Roosevelt) New York Business Leaders Franklin Roosevelt Politics American Business Leaders
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1836 Abraham Lincoln Loses Job as Postmaster When New Salem, Illinois Post Office Is Closed Illinois Abraham Lincoln U.S. Postal Service Lincoln Logs
1848 William Young Patents an Ice Cream Freezer Patents and Trademarks Inventors Ice Cream University of Guelph
1859 Abraham Lincoln Becomes Owner of the Springfield, Illinois "Staats-Anzeiger" German Language Newspaper German Language Springfield, Illinois Abraham Lincoln Journalism Business Lincoln Logs
1863 U.S.S. Fort Henry Captures a Scow in Florida's Wacasassa Bay Carrying 56 Bales of Cotton Florida American Civil War Naval Military History Florida Historical Society
1864 U.S.S. Bermuda Captures the Sloop Fortunate Carrying Cotton Off the Florida Coast of the Indian River Lagoon Florida American Civil War Naval Military History Florida Historical Society
1908 The National Monetary Commission Is Established Which Will Lead to Creation of the Federal Reserve System U.S. Government Economic Institutions U.S. Treasury

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