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1884 Norman Thomas (Ohio-born Socialist Leader, 6-Time Socialist Candidate for U.S. President) Ohio Poltical and Social Leaders Politics U.S. President
1866 Kenesaw Mountain Landis (Ohio-born Judge; Commissioner of Major League Baseball: 1920-44) Ohio Sports Figures Law and Legal Resources Major League Baseball Baseball Hall of Fame
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1828 The Ohio Mechanics Institute Is Organized in Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio Labor Education Ohio Historical Society
1866 James L. Haven & Charles Hittrick (Ohio) Receive First U.S. Patent for a Yoyo Ohio Scientists & Inventors Hobbies and Games Inventors & Inventions Patents & Trademarks Historic Firsts USPTO

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