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OCTOBER 6

1846 George Westinghouse (New York-born Industrial Engineer, Business Leader) George Westinghouse Electricity Inventors and Inventions
1897 Florence Seibert (Pennsylvania-born Biochemist) Florence Seibert Biochemistry Tuberculosis
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1860 Joseph R. Brown's Steam Wagon Horseless Carriage Is Permanently Mired Near Fort Ridgely, Minnesota Wisconsin Automotive Steam Engine Minnesota Historical Society
1873 Homes, Businesses and Hospital Devastated by Hurricane in Key West, Florida Florida Hurricane Florida State Historical Society
1942 Chester Carlson Receives Patent for Electric Photography/Xerography/Photocopying Washington Scientists & Inventors Inventors & Inventions Patents History of Technology U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
1972 Michigan's Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Is Officially Dedicated Michigan Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore State of Michigan
1976 5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Kills Nine People in Ecuador Ecuador Earthquake Death USGS
1996 First Evidence of a Planet Outside Our Solar System Is Presented in Italy Italy Space and Astronomy Historic Firsts SETINews

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