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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1812 U.S. Frigate United States Captures British Vessel Macedonian War 1812 Naval History New York Times
1864 The First Western Union Telegraph Line Reaches Seattle, Washington Washington Telegraph Historic Firsts HistoryLink
1889 Underwater Telephone Cable Joins Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas Michigan Telephone State of Michigan
1902 Barney Oldfield Wins His First Auto Race Driving Henry Ford's 999 Barney Oldfield Auto Racing Henry Fod Hot Rod
1984 European Union Grants 1.8 Million Emergency Aid to Relieve Famine in Ethiopia Ethiopia European Union International Trade BBC
2000 AT&T Announces It Will Break into Four Separate Companies Businesses & Corporations CNN

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