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1884 Fred Lazarus Jr. (Ohio-born Founder of Lazarus Department Stores) Ohio Business Leaders Consumer Economics Macy's
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1858 The First Store Opens in the Frontier Town of Denver, Colorado Denver, Colorado Westward Expansion Business Historic Firsts History Channel
1904 In Alaska, the Knik Post Office Is Established at the Head of the Knik Arm of Cook Inlet Knik, Alaska USPS Alaska Historical Society
1929 Black Tuesday Stock Market Crash Signals the Beginning of the Great Depression 1929 Stock Market Crash Great Depression Writer's Almanac History Channel New York Times Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1962 Land Is Purchased to be Used for Milwaukee County, Wisconsin's Major Airport, General Mitchell Field Milwaukee, Wisconsin Aviation History Economics Mitchell Field Wisconsin Historical Society
1964 The Star of India and Other Gems Stolen from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City New York City Museums Museums of Natural History Gems Crime American Museum of Natural History New York Times

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