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DECEMBER 9

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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1793 Noah Webster Establishes New York's First Daily Newspaper, American Minerva New York Media Noah Webster Journalism Middle Tennessee State University
1825 City of Tallahassee, Florida Is Incorporated Tallahassee Florida Historical Society
1835 The Texan Army Captures San Antonio The Texas War for Independence Mexico The History Channel
1843 The First Christmas Cards Are Created in England and Sold for a Shilling Christmas Historic Firsts Concordia
1851 Settlers Begin Loading the Ship Leonesa with King County, Washington's First Lumber Export with Shipment to San Francisco King County, Washington San Francisco Trees Naval History Business Historic Firsts HistoryLink
1865 New York Stock Exchange Opens at New Location on 10-12 Broad Street The New York Stock Exchange Investors & Investment NYSE EconEdLink
1890 In Minnesota, the University Avenue Streetcar Line from Minneapolis to St. Paul Begins Operation Minnesota Transportation Minnesota Historical Society
1902 The Last Case Is Filed Before the New Mexico Private Land Claims Court Which Adjudicated 248 Grants in 13 Years New Mexico Westward Expansion Law and Legal Resources New Mexico Magazine
1921 Inventor Thomas Midgley, Jr. Receives a U.S. Patent for Ethyl Gasoline Ohio Scientists & Mathematicians Inventors & Inventions Trademarks and Patents Transportation Organic Chemistry Ohio Historical Society
1924 Wrigley's Gum Is Trademarked Trademarks and Patents Wrigley USPTO
1975 President Ford Authorizes $300M Loan to Save New York City from Default New York City Gerald Ford Business & Economics New York Times
2002 United Airlines Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy United Airlines Business PBS

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