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NOVEMBER 8

1836 Milton Bradley (Maine-born Manufacturer of Games) Milton Bradley Games
1866 Herbert Austin (English Automotives Pioneer) Herbert Austin Automobiles
1876 Eartha Mary Magdalene White (Florida-born African-American Social Worker) Florida Poltical and Social Leaders Business Human Rights/Civil Rights African-American Political and Social Leaders African American Registry
1901 Charles Heymanns (Luxembourg-born Labor Leader in Wisconsin) Luxembourg Political and Social Leaders Wisconsin Political and Social Leaders Labor Wisconsin Historical Society
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1887 Emile Berliner Granted U.S. Patent 372,786 for the Gramophone German Scientists and Inventors Patents & Trademarks University of San Diego
1904 The City of Umatilla, Florida Is Incorporated Florida Florida Historical Society
1933 Franklin Roosevelt Introduces Civil Works Administration (CWA) Franklin Roosevelt The New Deal Labor Unions University of California Santa Barbara History Channel
1935 John L. Lewis and 7 Other Industrial Union Leaders Found CIO within the AFL Labor Unions Labor Unions Utility Works Union of America
1945 Revenue Act Cuts $6 Billion in Taxes Taxes U.S. Treasury

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