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- 1870 – Hiram Rhodes Revels, a Republican from Mississippi, became the first African American member of the US Congress.
- 1901 – J. P. Morgan incorporated the United States Steel Corporation.
- 1919 – Oregon placed a 1 cent per gallon tax on gasoline, becoming the first US state to levy a gasoline tax.
- 1932 – Adolf Hitler obtained German citizenship by naturalization, allowing him to run in the 1932 election for Reichspräsident.