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Friday, August 12, 1842

Charles W. Sharp was born in Morrisville, New York.  At age 18 he began his career in Oneida as a dyer.  By 1875 he was listed in th...

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Tuesday, August 12, 1845

George Zobelein was born in Forchheim, Landkreis Bavaria. He came to America in 1867 at age 22. He settled in Los Angeles where he engaged in the g...

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Saturday, August 12, 1848

Peter Paul Liebert Sr. was born in Manayunk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of Philadelphia Hotelkeeper John Liebert, who died when Peter was just...

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Friday, August 12, 1859

John Regenfussn was born in Washington County, Wisconsin.

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Wednesday, August 12, 1863

George Manger, of Manger & Schemm, passes away at age 51.

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Saturday, August 12, 1865

Nicholas Kessler sold his Meerschaum pipe collection and used the money to establish a brewery at Charles Beehrer's Hot Springs resort just out...

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The Koppitz-Melchers Brewing Company of Detroit, Michigan

Founded
1891

Closed
1958