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1839 George Cadbury (English Social Reformer and Chocolate Manufacturer) George Cadbury Chocolate Spartacus
1851 William Hesketh Lever (English Entrepreneur; Founder of Lever Brothers) English Business Leaders Unilever
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1778 The Continental Congress' Committee on Finance Reports First National Budget Continental Congress Economics Historic Firsts U.S. Treasury
1857 Melville Bissell Patents a Carpet-sweeper Inventors & Inventions Patents & Trademarks U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
1865 Minnesota Governor Stephen Miller Announces Gold Has Been Found Near Vermilion Lake Minnesota Gold Minnesota Historical Society
1889 Georgia Legislature Bans Sale of Cigarettes, Tobacco or Cigarette Paper to Minors Georgia Tobacco Child Health Care University of Georgia
1900 Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid Rob First National Bank in Winnemucca, NV Nevade Butch Cassidy Crime History Channel
1901 New York Stock Exchange Closes to Honor Death of President McKinley President McKinley Markets & Investments Death History Channel
1907 West Virginia's Governor Terminates a Meeting on Immigration When He Learns the President of the United Mine Workers Is Present West Virginia Government Immigration Labor West Virginia Archivesl
1959 Nikita Khrushchev Erupts When Not Allowed to Visit Disneyland Nikita Khrushchev California Cold War Disneyland History Channel

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