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Today in Entrepreneurial History: April 16

1582 – Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina. 1853 – The first passenger rail opens in India, from Bori Bunder, Bombay to Thane. 1862 – American Civil War: The District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act, a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia, becomes law. 1941 – Bob Feller [...]
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4.6 Magnitude Earthquake SALTA, ARGENTINA - 7th Apr 2012

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake has struck Salta, Argentina at a depth of 173.3 km (107.7 miles), the quake hit at 18:18:36 UTC Saturday 7th April 2012The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) West of San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina... Read Post

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (2 hours ago)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and f... Read Post

LA school district agrees to record $140 million settlement in Berndt sex abuse case

News : The Raw Story (7 hours ago)

Lawyers representing the Los Angeles Unified School District have agreed to set up a fund containing close to $140 million as a settlement in a civil case brought by dozens of students over the district’s handling of a case involvin... Read Post


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