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2001 William H. Masters (Ohio-born Medical Researcher: Masters and Johnson) Ohio Scientists & Mathematicians Medical Research
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1861 President Lincoln's Train Travels Cleveland to Buffalo: Greeted by Former President Fillmore Ohio Pennsylvania New York Abraham Lincoln Millard Fillmore Railroad Lincoln Papers
1892 Thomas Edison Is Issued a Patent for a Commutator Brush in Electric Motors Thomas Edison Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Electricity Rutgers University (pdf)
1980 Scott Hamilton Wins the Gold Medal for Men's Figure Skating in Lake Placid Scott Hamilton Figure Skating 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid USA Today

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