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OCTOBER 13

1926 Jesse LeRoy Brown (Mississippi-born African-American Aviator) Jesse LeRoy Brown Aviation History African American History Historic Firsts
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1859 Alexander Gregg Consecrated as First Bishop of Episcopal Diocese of Texas Texas Religion Historic Firsts Texas State Historical Association
1924 Judson Walter Minor Is the First African American Appointed as a Police Officer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin Lew Enforcement Agencies African-American Heritage Historic Firsts Milwaukee City Police Department Wisconsin Historical Society
1961 The First Wisconsin Oktoberfest Celebration Is Held in La Crosse, Wisconsin Oktoberfest La Crosse, Wisconsin Historic Firsts La Crosse Oktoberfest Wisconsin Historical Society

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