By HistoryNet Staff 6/2/2019 •
1. William Fairbairn, British Secret Service agent and co-developer of the famous double-edged commando knife worked in this city as a police officer.
2. This was the first and only painting Edgar Degas sold directly to a museum.
3. On 6 January 1861, the mayor of this city suggested that it secede from the Union, even if the state did not.
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