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1867 John Pierpont Morgan Jr. (New York-born Banker and Financier) New York Business Leaders
1912 David Packard (Colorado-born Engineer; Founder of Hewlett-Packard) David Packard Inventors & Inventions Hewlett Packard
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1807 City of Copenhagen and the Danish Fleet Are Surrendered to the British Denmark Great Britain Napoleon Bonaparte European History War Danish Military History
1876 Northfield, MN Residents Attack James-Younger Gang during Bank Robbery Minnesota Jesse James Notorious Americans The History Channel
1927 Television Pioneer Philo T. Farnsworth Transmits First Purely Electronic Image Philo T. Farnsworth Television Historic Firsts Museum of Broadcast Communications
1962 Laos Establishes Diplomatic Relations with Communist China & North Vietnam Laos China Vietnam CNN
1977 U.S. Transfers Control of the Panamá Canal to Panamá 1977 Panamá Canal Treaty President Jimmy Carter Library of Congress
1979 Chrysler Corporation Announces Huge Annual Loss Automobiles Business & Economics Chrysler Corporation History Channel
Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) Debuts on Cable TV Television ESPN

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