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1789 Alfred Kelley (Connecticut-born Political Proponent of Ohio's Canal System) Connecticut Political and Social Leaders Ohio Political and Social Leaders Canals Ohio Historical Society
1944 Jan Adkins (Ohio-born Children's Author) Ohio Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Non-fiction
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1965 Art Arfons (Akron, OH) Sets Land Speed Record at UT Bonneville Salt Flats (576.553 mph) Utah Ohio Sports Figures Automobiles Historic Firsts NY Times
1967 Carl Stokes Elected First African-American Mayor of Cleveland, OH Ohio Politics & Elections African-American History New York Times
1998 The World's Oldest Astronaut, John Glenn, Returns to Earth John Glenn Space Exploration NASA BBC

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