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Sept. 10, 1846: The Sewing Machine Patent War

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August 5, 1981: Reagan fires air traffic controllers

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July 28, 1932: U.S. Army disperses bonus marchers

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June 3, 1918: Child labor law declared unconstitutional

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May 8, 1980: Smallpox eradicated

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April 11, 1961: Adolf Eichmann on trial

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March 9, 1953: A state secrets doctrine is born

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Feb. 20, 1967: Muhammad Ali’s appeal rejected by draft board

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Jan. 2, 1920: Palmer raids target immigrants

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Dec. 2, 2001: Enron files for bankruptcy

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Nov. 14, 1957: Mob bosses raided at Apalachin

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Oct. 6, 1958: Quiz Show Hearings Begin

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Sept. 3, 1838: Frederick Douglass escapes to freedom

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Aug. 12, 1998: Swiss banks settle Holocaust claims

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July 12, 1957: Surgeon General links smoking and lung cancer

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June 4, 1928: Warrantless wiretaps ruled legal

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May 31, 1921: Race riot erupts in Tulsa

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April 8, 1895: Income tax ruled unconstitutitional

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March 1, 1875: Grant signs the Civil Rights Act

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Feb. 1, 1960: Students spark civil rights sit-ins at lunch counters