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Sports Figures
1870 Bill Pickett (Texas-born African-American Rodeo Cowboy) Bill Pickett Rodeo African-American Sports Figures
1879 John Shippen (Washington, D.C-born African-American Golfer: the First Golf Professional Born in the United States) Washington, D.C. Sports Figures Golf African-American Sports Figures African American Registry
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1902 Georgia Law Makes It a Misdemeanor to Sell Cocaine in the State without a Prescription Georgia Law and Legal Resources Illegal Drugs University of Georgia
1905 Chiclets Gum Is Trademarked Patents & Trademarks Foods & Nutrition Chiclets USPTO

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