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1840 Thomas B. Walker (Ohio-born Founder of the Walker Art Gallery in Minneapolis, Minnesota) Ohio Political and Social Leaders Minneapolis, Minnesota Walker Art Center Minnesota Historical Society
1901 Clark Gable (Ohio-born Actor: Rhett Butler in Gone with the Wind) Clark Gable Actors Film Gone with the Wind
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1861 Abraham Lincoln Accepts Invitation to Stop in Cincinnati on His Way to Washington, D.C. Cincinnati, OH Abraham Lincoln Railroad Lincoln Logs
1893 Thomas Edison Completes Construction on the First Movie Studio Thomas Edison Film Historic Firsts History Channel Center for the Study of Technology and Society
1978 Severe Blizzard Paralyzes the Great Lakes States Illinois Indiana Kentucky Michigan Ohio Snow Intellicast

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