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1809 Charles Goodyear (Connecticut-born Inventor of Vulcanized Rubber; Founder of Goodyear Tire and Rubber) Charles Goodyear Automotives Inventors & Inventions Goodyear Tire & Rubber
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1834 Thomas Robert Malthus (English Economist) Thomas Malthus Economics
1778 British Forces Capture Savannah, Georgia Great Britain Savannah, Georgia American Revolution History Channel University of Georgia
1835 In the Treaty of New Echota, the Cherokee Cede Their Lands East of the Mississippi for $5M and Western Land U.S. Government Cherokee Historic U.S. Documents Trail of Tears Alabama State Archive University of Georgia
1847 Atlanta, Georgia Is Incorporated Atlanta, Georgia University of Georgia
1862 The British Sloop Flying Fish Is Captured Off the Tortugas by the U.S.S. Magnolia Great Britain Florida Naval Military History American Civil War Dry Tortugas Florida Historical Society
1915 French National Assembly Formally Cedes to Great Britain Land Holding the British War Cemeteries France Great Britain Death World War I History Channel
1950 The Celler-Kefauver Anti-Merger Act Creates Barriers to Monopolies through Mergers and Acquisitions U.S. Congress Monopolies Business Laws and Legal Resources History Channel
1975 Britain's Sex Discrimination and Equal Pay Acts Become Law to Equalize Workplace Opportunities for Women Great Britain Women Civil Rights/Human Rights Labor Laws and Legal Resources BBC

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