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1857 Elwood Haynes (Indiana-born Automotives Pioneer) Indiana Business Leaders The Automobile Inventors & Inventions Business & Economics
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1882 Edward Clark (New York-born Business leader) New York Business Leaders American Business Leaders Singer Technology and Society
1656 Massachusetts Levies a 40-Shilling Fine Against Anyone Illegally Harboring Quakers Massachusetts Colony Quakers Concordia
1835 Henry Blair (MD) First African-American to Receive Patent (Corn Planter) Maryland Patents & Trademarks Famous African Americans African American Registry USPTO
1863 Alfred Nobel Receives Patent for the Preparation of Nitroglycerine Alfred Nobel Organic Chemistry Patents & Trademarks Inventors & Inventions The Nobel Foundation
1884 George Eastman (NY) Patents Transparent Paper-strip Photographic Film George Eastman Patents & Trademarks Inventors & Inventions Photography U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
1890 Seattle, Washington City Council Approves Franchise for New Westlake Streetcar Line Seattle, Washington Transportation Business HistoryLink
1902 The Town of Sarasota Is Incorporated Sarasota, Florida Florida Historical Society
1971 The U.S. Places the First Eisenhower Silver Dollars into Circulation Dwight Eisenhower Currencies U.S. Treasury

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