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OCTOBER 23

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1813 American Fur Traders Turn Over Astoria, Oregon, to the British British Business Astoria, Oregon Economics and Business History Channel
1826 Miami Indians Agree to Mississinewa Treaty Ceding Land for Indiana's Michigan Road Indiana Miami Indians Historic Documents Kokomo-Howard County Public Library
1847 Abraham Lincoln Rents His Springfield, Illinois Home for $90/Year While in Congress Springfiled, Illinois U.S. Congress Abraham Lincoln Lincoln Logs
1876 The New Orleans Mint Reopens as an Assay Office New Orleans Money U.S. Treasury Louisiana Secretary of State
1877 Patent for a Gas-motor Engine Is Issued to Nicolaus Otto and Francis and William Crossley Automobiles Patents & Trademarks USPTO
1890 President Benjamin Harrison Terminates All Land Claims by the Ponca Indians within the Nebraska Territory Nebraska President Benjamin Harrison Ponca Indians History Channel
1929 The First All-Air Coast-to-Coast Air Service Begins from Seattle to New York Seattle, Washington New York City Aviation History Historic Firsts History Link
1941 U.S. Senate Passes $5.98B Lend-Lease Bill U.S. Senate Franklin Roosevelt Library of Congress
1945 Brooklyn Dodgers Announce the Signing of Jackie Robinson to Play for Their Montreal Farm Team Jackie Robinson African American Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball New York Times
1971 Disney World Opens in Orlando, Florida Orlando, Florida Walt Disney Disney World History Channel

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