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First editions of "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent." by Washington Irving released, featuring story "Rip Van Winkle"

On June 23, 1819


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320 ton Savannah becomes 1st steamship to cross any ocean (Atlantic)

On June 20, 1819