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5/16/1817 – Mississippi River steamboat service begins

5/16/1862 – Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds 1st automobile     

5/16/1866 – Charles Elmer Hires invents root beer

5/16/1891 – George A Hormel & Co introduce Spam

5/16/1939 – Food stamps are 1st issued

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