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by on February 1, 2010

1788 – Isaac Briggs and William Longstreet patented the steamboat. (See also, Gibbons v. Ogden)

1790 – The U.S. Supreme Court convened for the first time in New York City.

1884 – The first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary was published.

and more.

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