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1916 Eddie Arcaro (Ohio-born Horse Racing Jockey) Ohio Sports Figures Horse Racing
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2002 Virginia Hamilton (Ohio-born Children's Author) Virginia Hamilton Young-adult Authors Famous African Americans
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1803 President Thomas Jefferson Approves Ohio's Entry into the Union as the 17th State Ohio Thomas Jefferson United States Ohio Historical Society
1856 Hamilton Smith (Gambier, OH) Receives a Patent for a Tin-Type Camera Ohio Inventors Photography Inventions Patents University of Southern California
1878 Thomas Edison Receives Patent for the Phonograph Thomas Edison Patents and Trademarks The Phonograph History Channel Center for the Study of Technology and Society USPTO

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