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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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