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JANUARY 12

1856 John Singer-Sargent (Italian Portrait Painter) John Singer-Sargent
1874 Laura Adams Armer (California-born Photographer, Children's Author) Laura Adams Armer Young-adult Authors Photography
1908 Clement Hurd (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Clement Hurd Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1949 D. Anne Love (Tennessee-born Children's Author) D. Anne Love Young-adult Authors
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1773 The First Public Museum in America Is Established in Charleston, S.C. South Carolina Museums Historic Firsts Charleston Museum New York Times

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