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AUGUST 24

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1827 The Mechanics Gazette, America's First Labor Newspaper, Is Published Labor Journalism Historic Firsts The History Channel
1857 Failure of Ohio Life Insurance and Trust Company Triggers Economic Panic Financial Panic of 1857 Library of Congress
1869 First U.S. Patent for a Waffle Iron Issued to Cornelius Swarthout, Troy, NY New York Scientists & Mathematicians Patents & Trademarks Foods & Nutrition Famous Swarthouts
1883 PPG Industries Is Incorporated PPG Economics & Business Chemistry Lemoyne College

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