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- 1824 β The Supreme Court decided Gibbons v. Ogden, ruling against a state-backed steamboat monopoly and, more generally, state intervention in interstate commerce.
- 1836 β The Republic of Texas declared independence from Mexico.
- 1861 β Congress passed the Corwin Amendment, which was supported by Abraham Lincoln and would have made federal prohibition of slavery unconstitutional.
- 1926 β Murray N. Rothbard, scholar and famous student of Ludwig von Mises, was born.