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JANUARY 8

1904 Peter Arno (New York City-born Cartoonist) New York City Artists New Yorker Magazine
1921 Lee J. Ames (New York City-born Artist, Children's Author, Illustrator) New York City Authors and Illustrators American Artists
1956 Floyd Cooper (Oklahoma-born African-American Children's Author, Illustrator) Floyd Cooper American Artists Primary Non-Fiction Titles Famous African Americans
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1990 Sara Dodge Kimbrough (New York City-born Portrait Painter, Art Teacher, Author) New York City Artists American Artists Education American Authors
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1853 Statue of Andrew Jackson Is Dedicated in Washington, D.C. Andrew Jackson Washington, D.C. National Park Service
1962 daVinci's Mona Lisa Is Displayed in U.S. for First Time Leonardo da Vinci Mona Lisa History Channel
1993 U.S. Postal Service Issues Elvis Presley Stamp Elvis Presley U.S. Postal Service History Channel

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