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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1522 Magellan's Ship Victoria Arrives in Spain Completing First World Circumnavigation Ferdinand Magellan World History Naval History Historic Firsts History Channel UK
1844 John C. Fremont Reaches the Great Salt Lake and Maps the Region John C. Fremont Utah U.S. Maps History Channel
1853 Josť Manuel Gallegos Is Elected as the First Hispanic Delegate to the U.S. Congress from New Mexico Josť Manuel Gallegos U.S. Congress Latin-American Political and Social Leaders Historic Firsts New Mexico Magazine
1882 Seven Men Participate in the Nation's First 100-mile Bike Race Massachusetts Bicycling Historic Firsts Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1899 The First Carnation Condensed Milk Is Manufactured in Kent, Washington Washington Foods & Nutrition Historic Firsts State of Washington
1978 First Successful Laboratory Production of Human Insulin Is Announced Medical Research Genetics Historic Firsts Genentech

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