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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1898 Julia De Forest Tuttle ("Mother of Miami, Florida") Miami, Florida Florida State Historical Society
1712 Antoine Crozat Is Granted Exclusive Trading Rights in Louisiana by the French Government France Economics Louisiana Secretary of State
1847 U.S. Forces under General Winfield Scott Take Control of Mexico City Mexico Winfield Scott Mexican-American War New York Times
1861 Federal Troops Burn Confederate Schooner Judah in Florida's Pensacola Bay Florida Naval History Fire Safety American Civil War Florida State Historical Society
1871 In Minnesota, Horace Greeley Speaks at the Hennepin County Agricultural Fair About Federal and State Protection for Farmers Hennepin County Horace Greeley Farming & Agriculture U.S. Government Minnesota Historical Society
1886 First U.S. Patent for a Typewriter Ribbon Issued to George Kerr Anderson (TN) Tennessee Patents & Trademarks History of Technology Historic Firsts National Technical Employment Services
1888 Fire Consumes an Entire Block of Homes and Businesses in Washburn, Wisconsin Washburn, Wisconsin Fire Safety Wisconsin Historical Society
1919 Five Die When Hurricane Destroys Spohn Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas Texas Hurricane Health Care Death Texas State Historical Association
1969 Richard Brickhouse Wins First Talladega 500 at Alabama's Talladega Speedway Alabama NASCAR Talladega
1994 Commissioner Bud Selig Cancels Baseball Season Due to Player Strike Bud Selig Baseball Labor Job Actions New York Times

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