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DECEMBER 22

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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1864 John Chisum (Tennessee-born Cattleman) Tennessee Business Leaders Business Westward Expansion History Channel
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1775 King George III Approves Bill Prohibiting All Trade and Commerce with the Thirteen American Colonies English Government King George III Colonial America International Trade University of Georgia
1807 U.S. House of Representatives Passes President Jefferson's Embargo Act Barring U.S. Trade with Europe U.S. House of Representatives President Thomas Jefferson International Trade History Channel
1836 The Republic of Texas Establishes a General Land Office Republic of Texas Texas State Historical Association
1862 The USS Huntsville Seizes the Confederate Schooner, Courier, Off the Tortugas Florida American Civil War Naval Military History Dry Tortugas National Park Florida Historical Society
1919 The Trading Store of the Sons of Norway at Petersburg, Alaska Is Destroyed by Fire Petersburg, Alaska Business Fire Alaska Historical Society
1945 Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound Is Incorporated Washington Health Care Group Health Cooperative History Link

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