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1916 Mary Lancaster Carnegie (Maryland-born African-American International Leader in the Nursing Profession) Maryland Scientists & Mathematicians Medicine American Women in Math and Science African-Americans in Matheamtics and Science African American Registry
1962 Al Unser, Jr. (New Mexico-born Race Driver) New Mexico Sports Figures Auto Racing
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1852 The Wisconsin State Legislature Passes a Bill for the Establishment and Maintenance of a School for Deaf Children in Walworth County Walworth County, Wisconsin Education Deafness Wisconsin School for the Deaf Wisconsin Historical Society
1887 Massachusetts' Perkins Institution Dedicates the First Kindergarten for the Blind Massachusetts Education Early Childhood Education Blindness Historic Firsts IntelliHealth
1902 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 2,000 and Leaves 50,000 Homeless in Guatemala Guatemala Earthquake Death The History Channel USGS
1995 Georgia Declares the Peanut to Be Its Official State Crop Georgia's Official Insect Peanuts University of Georgia
2005 USDA Announces First Revised to the 1992 Food Guide Pyramid The Food Guide Pyramid USDA National Public Radio

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