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1794 – Born in Prince George County, Virginia on the 5th of January. 1813 – He managed his father’s tobacco plantation. 1832 – He published an influential book advocating the use of marl to reduce soil acidity, which helped restore Southern plantations to productivity. He also published the Farmer’s Register and lectured widely on agriculture. ..

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1712 – He was born on the 28th day of June this year in Geneva, Switzerland. His mother, Suzanne Bernard Rousseau, died nine days after his birth due to complications from childbirth, and his father Isaac, a failed watchmaker, abandoned him in 1722 to avoid imprisonment for fighting a duel.   1728 – He left ..

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1951 – Born in Los Angeles on the 26th of May. 1978 – Ride joined NASA as part of the first astronaut class to accept women. 1983 – On the 18th of June, she became the first American woman in space as a crewmember on Space Shuttle Challenger for STS-7. 1984 – Her second space ..

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