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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1809 Michigan's First Newspaper, The Michigan Essay or Impartial Observer, Is Printed Michigan Journalism State of Michigan
1886 First Fatal Earthquake in the U.S. Rocks Charleston, South Carolina, Killing 100+ People Charleston, South Carolina Earthquakes Death Historic Firsts USGS
1910 Glenn Curtiss Sets Record for Longest Flight Over Water: 63 mi over Lake Erie Ohio Aviation History Historic Firsts Cedar Point
1921 John A. Macready Flies First Successful Aerial Crop Duster Near Dayton, OH Ohio Aviation History Farming & Agriculture Historic Firsts U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission
1979 Howard-Koomur-Michels Is First Recorded Comet to Collide with the Sun. The Sun Comets Historic Firsts Melbourne Planetarium
1990 Ken Griffey Sr & Jr. First Father & Son to Play in Same Major League Game Baseball African American Sports Figures Historic Firsts NBC Sports

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