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1863 Richard Sears (Minnesota-born Businessman; Founder of Sears) Richard Sears Business and Economics Sears
1931 Comer Cottrell (Alabama-born African-American Pioneer in African-American Cosmetics) Alabama Business Leaders African-American Business Leaders
1942 Reginald Lewis (Maryland-born African-American President and CEO of TLC Beatrice International Food Co.) Maryland Business Leaders African-American Business Leaders African American Registry
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1889 Scottish Inventor, John Boyd Dunlop, Issued Patent for Pneumatic Tire Scottish Scientists & Inventors Patents and Trademarks Inventors & Inventions Dunlop
1926 Electrolux Receives First U.S. Patent for Gas Household Refrigerator Patents and Trademarks Inventors & Inventions Electrolux
1931 Ford Discontinues Production of Its Model A Ford Motor Company Automobiles The History Channel

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