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November 15
Granville T. Woods, inventor, patented the Synchronous Multiplier Railway Telegraph on this date in 1887. Patent # 373,383.

Dr. Daniel Hale Williams founded Freedmen's Hospital School of Nursing on this date in 1894. The school was transferred to Howard University in 1969 and had graduated 1,700 nurses when it closed in 1973.

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