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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1980 James S. McDonnell (Colorado-born Aviation Pioneer, Business Leader) James S. McDonnell Aviation Business & Economics
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1865 William Sheppard of New York City Patents Liquid Soap New York Scientists & Inventors Patents & Trademarks Soap University of Texas
1877 Denis Kearney Organizes California's "Workingmen's Trade and Labor Union" California Labor Politics The San Francisco Museum
1901 The Houston and Texas Central Railway Acquires Four Rail Lines Texas Railroads Railroads Texas State Historical Association
1902 Teddy Roosevelt First American President to Ride in an Automobile Autos Theodore Roosevelt American Presidents New York Times
1952 Trademark Registered for Adventures of Superman Television Show Patents & Trademarks Television U.S. Patent Office
1966 United Farm Workers of America Is Formed César Chávez Farm Labor Farming & Agriculture Library of Congress
1974 The First Drawing of the Ohio Lottery Is Made Ohio Business Economics Historic First Ohio Lottery Ohio Historical Society