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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1863 U.S.S. Annie Captures the British Schooner, Paul, Near Bayport, FL Florida Naval History American Civil War Florida Historical Society
1876 Albert H. Hook (New York City) Is Granted Patent 184,207 for a Cigarette Manufacturing Machine New York City Scientists & Inventors Inventors & Inventions Patents & Trademarks Tobacco USPTO
1884 Fire Destroys Parts of Palatka, Florida, Including Several Resort Hotels Florida Fire Safety Florida Historical Society
1885 Canada's Transcontinental Railway Is Completed Canada Railroads History Channel
1914 New Republic Magazine Is First Printed Journalism The New Republic Spartacus
1929 Museum of Modern Art Opens in New York City New York City Museum of Modern Art New York Times
1967 Lyndon Johnson Signs Bill Creating Corporation for Public Broadcasting Lyndon Johnson Radio Television PBS New York Times

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