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1780 Farish Carter (South Carolina-born Georgia Planter, Entrepreneur) South Carolina Business Leaders Georgia Carolina Business Leaders Farming & Agriculture University of Georgia
1888 Dale Carnegie (Missouri-born Author, Public Speaker) Dale Carnegie Business & Economics
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1863 Union Troops Capture Lookout Mountain Southwest of Chattanooga, Tennessee Tennessee Battle of Chattanooga Ulysses S. Grant History Channel University of Georgia
1883 Rail Service Between Portland, Oregon and the Eastern United States is Celebrated with a Ceremony in Huntington, Oregon Huntington, Oregon Railroad
1942 U.S. War Labor Board Orders Equal Pay for Equal Work for Women Women at Work Labor Business & Economics World War II George Mason University
1971 Henry Ford II Announces Plans to Build a $340M Renaissance Center in Downtown Detroit, Michigan Detroit. Michigan Business Detroit News State of Michigan
1997 NY Stock Exchange Invokes "Circuit Breaker" for First Time after 554.26 pt Drop Markets and Investments New York Stock Exchange Historic Firsts History Channel
1998 America Online Confirms It Is Buying Netscape for $10 billion Internet History Business & Economics Technology History AOL New York Times

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