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1855 Eugene V. Debs (Indiana-born Socialist, Labor Leader) Eugene V. Debs Labor
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1977 Roswell Garst (Iowa-born Agribusiness Leader) Iowa Scientists & Mathematcians Farming & Agriculture Business
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1823 In Florida, the U.S. War Department Orders Establishment of a Military Outpost (Fort Brooke) at Tampa Bay Florida Forts Florida Historical Society
1828 Marianna, Florida Is Incorporated under the Provisions of the Territorial Legislature Marianna, Florida Florida Historical Society
1863 The U.S.S. Beauregard Seizes the British Schooner Volante off Cape Canaveral, Florida Cape Canaveral, Florida Naval Military History American Civil War Florida Historical Society
1894 The City of West Palm Beach, Florida Is Incorporated West Palm Beach, Florida Florida Historical Society
1894 The City of West Palm Beach, Florida Is Incorporated West Palm Beach, Florida Florida Historical Society
1895 George Selden Receives First the First U.S. Patent for an Automobile George B. Selden Automobiles Patents & Trademarks Historic Firsts History Channel
1901 Henry Ford Receives Patent for Motor Carriage Henry Ford Automobiles Patents & Trademarks USPTO
1911 First Transcontinental Flight Ends: New York to California in 49 Days New York California Aviation Historic Firsts
1932 Atlanta Mayor, James L. Key, Announces the Last $250,000 in the City's Payroll Account Will Be Disbursed to the City's 4000 Employees Atlanta Georgia Economics Labor The Great Depression University of Georgia
1935 Monopoly Goes On Sale Monopoly Great Depression History Channel
1954 Japan Signs a Peace Treaty, Agreeing to Pay Reparations to Burma Japan Burma Economics Asian History
1984 South Africa's Black Labor Unions Strike South Africa Apartheid Strikes South African History
1991 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) Calls a 2-day Strike to Protest New Taxes on Foods and Essential Services South Africa Tax Strikes South African History
1999 U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson Declares Microsoft Corporation to be a Monopoly Microsoft Antitrust Law Monopolies New York Times

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