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SEPTEMBER 23

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1851 Aaron Rose Trades a Horse for a Land Claim That Will Become Roseburg, Oregon Roseburg, Oregon SalemOregon.com
1884 Seattle, Washington's First Horse-Drawn Streetcars Are Placed into Service Seattle, Washington Transportation Horses Historic Firsts History Link
Herman Hollerith Patents a Punch Card Adding Machine Trademarks & Patents History of Technology CIO Magazine
1930 Johann Ostermeyer Patents First Modern Photographic Safety Flash Bulb German Scientists & Inventors Trademarks & Patents Photography Historic Firsts U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
1940 Vancouver, Washington's Alcoa Plant Produces the First Aluminum Ingots in the Western United States Vancouver, Washington Aluminum Historic Firsts Alcoa History Link
1976 Jimmy Carter Meets Gerald Ford in Presidential Election Debate on Economics Gerald Ford Jimmy Carter The American Presidency Elections Economics History Channel
1983 Katherine D. Ortega Begins Her Term as Treasurer of the United States U.S. Goverrnment Hispanic Heritage U.S. Treasury

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