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1912 Alice Mary Norton (Ohio-born Children's Author) Ohio Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors
1925 Hal Holbrook (Ohio-born Actor) Ohio Performing Artists Actors Television Film Internet Movie Database
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1809 In Ohio, Miami University Is Chartered Ohio Education Education Miami University Ohio Historical Society
1844 First Lt. William Tecumseh Sherman Begins His Military Career at Marietta, Georgia Marietta, Georgia William Tecumseh Sherman American Military Figures University of Georgia
1865 General Sherman's Army Ransacks and Razes Columbia, SC Columbia, SC William Tecumseh Sherman American Civil War History Channel
1911 The First Self-starter Is Installed in a Cadillac Charles Kettering Automobiles History Channel

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