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World History: September 29

World History: September 29

1819  The whaling era in the Hawaiian Islands begins when two New England ships arrive.

1989  August A. Busch Jr. (‘Gussie’) dies, the grandson of Anheuser-Busch brewery founder Adolphus Busch.

2002  Cuban officials announce they struck deals to buy more than $66 million in American food at a historic agribusiness show.