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JANUARY 28

1901 Richmond Barthé (Mississippi-born African-American Sculptor) Richmond Barthe American Artists Famous African Americans
1912 Jackson Pollock (Wyoming-born Artist) Wyoming American Artists
1927 Vera B. Williams (California-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Vera Williams Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1929 Claes Oldenburg (Swedish-American Artist) Sweden American Artists
1932 Ann Jonas (New York-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New York Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1927 John Ottis Adams (Indiana-born Artist; First Instructor in Painting and Drawing at the Herron School of Art in Indianapolis) Indiana Artists American Artists Educators of Note Herron School of Art
1985 John Koenakeefe Mohl (South African Artist) South African Artists Artists South African History
1994 Hal Smith (Otis Campbell on the Andy Griffith Show; Voice of Disney's Goofy) Michigan Performing Artists Television The Andy Griffith Show Cartoons and Comics
1996 Jerry Seigel (Ohio-born Cartoonist; Creator of Superman) Jerry Seigel Cartoons and Comics
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