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DECEMBER 14

1739 Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (French Political Economist, Public Administrator, Reformer) French Business Leaders Economists
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1943 John Harvey Kellogg (Michigan-born Found of Kellogg) John Harvey Kellogg Foods and Nutrition Business & Economics Kellogg
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1790 Alexander Hamilton Presents Proposal for Bank of the United States Alexander Hamilton Federal Reserve System History Channel
1798 David Wilkinson (RI) Awarded First U.S. Patent for Nut & Bolt Machine Rhode Island Scientists & Inventors Inventors & Inventions Patents & Trademarks
1814 British Capture Five American Gunboats at the Battle of Lake Borgne, Louisiana Louisiana War of 1812 Naval History National Park Service
1922 The Kellogg Company Is Incorporated Michigan Businesses & Corporations Foods and Nutrition Kellogg
1934 San Antonio's School Defense League Is Founded for Education of Mexican-American Children City of San Antonio Education Hispanic Heritage Texas State Historical Association
1964 Parker Pen of Janesville, Wisconsin Begins Trading as a Public Stock Janesville, Wisconsin Markets & Investments Historic Firsts Parker Pen Wisconsin Historical Society
1969 3,000 Protest in Seattle for Equal Rights for African-American Construction Workers Washington Labor African-American Heritage History Link
1980 CIA Issues Warning About Soviet Arms Sales to Third World Nations The Soviet Union The CIA The Cold War International Trade History Channel
1995 Boeing Machinists End 69-day Strike Washington State Aviation History Labor Job Actions History Channel
1999 U.S., Germany Establish $5.2B Fund for Nazi-era Slaves - Forced Laborers Nazi Germany The Holocaust World War II Business & Economics CNN
2000 Federal Trade Commission Approves $111B AOL & Time Warner Merger Federal Trade Commission America Online Time-Warner CNN

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