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1851 The First Edition of the New York Times Is Published New York City Media Journalism Historic Firsts New York Times Writer's Almanac Technology and Society
1873 Robber Baron's Create Financial Panic Markets & Invesments History Channel
1895 A Switch Thrown by President Cleveland in Massachusetts Opens the International Exposition in Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia President Grover Cleveland Business & Economics University of Georgia
1898 Fire Destroys Tacoma Washington's Industrial Exposition Building Washington Fire Safety HistoryLink
1903 The Fairbanks News (Today's Fairbanks News-Miner) Is Established Fairbanks, Alaska Fairbanks News-Miner Alaska Historical Society
1915 Louisa May Alcott's Book, "Little Women" Is Registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Louisa May Alcott Children's Authors Patents and Trademarks USPTO
1997 Ted Turner Announces $1 Billion Donation to United Nations' Charities United Nations Ted Turner Philanthropy CNN

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