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1785 – Born in Wolcott, Connecticut. An American clockmaker. 1800 – Seth attempted to set up a clock-making industry in Wolcott. He made his first clock in his family’s house off of Spindle Hill Road. 1807 – He started out as a woodworker invited to manufacture clocks in partnership with Eli Terry and Silas Hoadley. ..

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1806 – Moses Taylor, born on the 11th of January in  New York. He was a 19th century New York merchant and banker and one of the wealthiest men of that century. 1821 – Began his career at age 15 at J. D. Brown shippers, but soon moved to a clerk’s position in the firm ..

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1922 – Born in Charleston, West Virginia on the 16th of  October. 1940 – Sullivan took his first active role in the civil rights movement by helping to organize a march on Washington, D.C. 1943 – He attended the Union Theological Seminary. 1945 – Sullivan and Grace moved to South Orange, NJ where Sullivan became ..

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1831 – He was born near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on March 12th. American manufacturer who founded a family firm that became the world’s largest producer of horse-drawn vehicles and a leader in automobile manufacturing. 1850-1852 – Studebaker started a blacksmith and wagon shop in South Bend with his brother Henry, doing business under the name of ..

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1885 – Born in Fleinhausen, Bavaria on the 12th of February. 1913 – Streicher married Kunigunde Roth, a baker’s daughter, in Nürnberg. 1914 – He worked as an elementary school teacher until joining the German Army. 1918 – Streicher won the Iron Cross and reached the rank of lieutenant by the time the Armistice was ..

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  1829 – The German-born American clothing manufacturer was born on the 26th day of February this year in Buttenheim in Franconia, he was Lob Strauss in real life.   1847 – He, his mother and two sisters moved to New York City to join his brothers Jonas and Louis Lob in their dry goods ..

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1902 – Born on the 8th of June. 1924 – He graduated from Yale University, where he was elected to the secret society Scroll and Key.          – Winning a gold medal in rowing at the Summer Olympics in Paris, France.          – Appeared on the cover of Time magazine on the 7th ..

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1941 – Born on August 3rd in Jersey City, New Jersey. An American entrepreneur and domestic lifestyle innovator who built a catering business into an international media and home furnishing corporation, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. 1961 – She married a law student, Andrew Stewart while studying at Barnard College on March 23rd. 1963 – She ..

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