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1910 M. Moran Weston (North Carolina-born African-American Minister, Businessman, Civil Rights Activist) North Carolina Political and Social Leaders Religious Figures Business & Economics Human Rights/Civil Rights African-American Political and Social Leaders African American Registry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1833 President Andrew Jackson Declares His Intention to Remove Government Deposits from the Bank of the United States President Andrew Jackson Economics History Channel
1845 King Willem II Opens Amsterdam Stock Exchange The Netherlands Markets & Investments
1846 Elias Howe Receives Patent for Sewing Machine Elias Howe Patents & Trademarks Inventors & Inventions New York Times
1889 The Washington State Grange Is Organized in LaCamas Camas, Washington Farming & Agrciulture Washington State Grange HistoryLink
1893 Seattle Treasurer Adolph Krug Skips Town Along with $125,000 in City Funds Washington Economics Crime HistoryLink
1921 The First German Autobahn Opens Near Berlin Germany Automobile World History Historic Firsts History Channel
1942 President Franklin Roosevelt Mandates Gasoline Rationing in the United States President Franklin Roosevelt Automotives Economics World War II History Channel
1960 U.S. & Canada Ground All Civilian Air Traffic to Test North America's Air Defenses Canada Aviation History Cold War Center for the Study of Technology and Society

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