Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Oct. 12

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Oct. 12

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1492: Christopher Columbus' expedition arrived in the present-day Bahamas.

1874: Edgar Thomson Steel Co. Ltd., with $1 million capital, was organized and took over Carnegie, McCandless & Co.

1995: Jonny F. Gammage, a black businessman and cousin of Steelers defensive lineman Ray Seals, died in Brentwood after an incident with police officers.

2008: A global finance ministers meeting in Washington, D.C., kept searching for ways to tackle the unfolding financial crisis; in Paris, nations in Europe's single-currency zone agreed to temporarily guarantee bank refinancing and pledged to prevent bank failures.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

Actress Antonia Rey, 91. Broadcast journalist Chris Wallace, 71. Pop/rock singer/songwriter Jane Siberry, 63. …

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