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November 16, 2017

* On Nov. 25, 1783, nearly three months after the Treaty of Paris was signed ending the American Revolution, the last British soldiers withdraw from New York City. Four months later, the city was declared the capital of the United States. In 1790, the capital was moved to Philadelphia.

* On Nov. 24, 1849, John Froelich, inventor of the tractor, is born in Iowa. To replace dangerous steam-powered threshers that tended to start fires, Froelich created a one-cylinder gasoline machine. It could thresh more than 1,000 bushels of grain a day without starting a single fire.

* On Nov. 21, 1927, Tim...

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