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1901 William Paley (Chicago-born Founder of CBS) William Paley Television CBS
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1831 Democratic Free Press and Michigan Intelligencer First Published as Daily Newspaper Michigan Journalism State of Michigan
1853 The First Union Depot in the United States Opens in Indianapolis Indianapolis Railroads Historic Firsts Indiana Historical Society
1901 King C. Gillette Founds the American Razor Company Wisconsin Business Leaders Gillette
1984 Court Rules British Miners' Strike to be Unlawful Great Britain Labor Job Actions Law & Legal Resources BBC
1988 President Reagan Signs Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement into Law Canada President Ronald Reagan Business & Economics Reagan Presidential Library
1994 Estonia Ferry Sinks in the Baltic Sea with 950 People on Board Estonia Naval History Death BBC

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