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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1789 Alexander Hamilton Is Appointed as the First U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton U.S. Treasury Historic Firsts U.S  Treasury
1841 All But One Member of President Tyler's Cabinet Resign Over Bank Issue John Tyler The American Presidency Economics History Channel
1862 A Landing Party from the U.S.S. Sagamore Attacks Salt Works at St. Andrew's Bay, Florida Florida American Civil War Florida State Historical Association
1888 The University of Minnesota Law School Opens with Thirty-Two Students and One Faculty Member Minnesota Education Education Law and Legal Resources University of Minnesota Law School Minnesota Historical Society
1900 Francis and Freelan Stanley Receive a Motor Vehicle Patent Stanley Steamer Patents & Trademarks Inventors & Inventions USPTO
1902 Striking South African Workers Are Sentenced to One-Month Imprisonment at Hard Labor South Africa Labor Job Actions Law and Legal Resources South African History
1924 West Virginia's Terra Alta-Kingwood Road, Is Officially Opened West Virginia Automotives West Virginia State Archive
1990 Utility Service Is Cut Off to Homes Boycotting Rents in South Africa's Tumahole Township South Africa Housing Economics South African History
1996 South African Mineworkers Sign Agreement on Wages, Working Conditions and Racial Parity South Africa Labor Economics Racism South African History

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