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Subject: May 4th
Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 13:14:46 EDT
1626, Dutch explorer Peter Minuit landed on present-day Manhattan Island.
1886, at Haymarket Square in Chicago, a labor demonstration for an
eight-hour work day turned into a riot when a bomb exploded.
1904, the United States began building the Panama Canal.