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List of Pennsylvania firsts

Pennsylvania firsts is a list of firsts in the colony and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and in the city of Philadelphia.

Contents

FirstsEdit

17th CenturyEdit

  • 1688 — First public protest of slavery in America, Germantown, (now part of Philadelphia)[1]

18th CenturyEdit

19th CenturyEdit

20th CenturyEdit

21st CenturyEdit

  • 2003 — First Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, January 24, 2003, Tom Ridge
  • 2003 — First Puerto Rican Secretary of State in the United States, outside of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, April 2, 2003, Pedro A. Cortés
  • 2003 — First confirmed Latino Cabinet member, April 2, 2003, Pedro A. Cortés
  • 2007 — First picketing by the UMWA against any PA mine safety agency occurred in Uniontown, PA on September 14, 2007 against the PA Bureau of Mine Safety over a safety issue at the Cumberland Mine. Connelsville Daily Courier[30]

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