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1894 Norman Rockwell (New York City-born Artist, Illustrator) Norman Rockwell
1914 Inge Ruth Hardison (Virignia-born African-American Artist) Virginia Artists African American Artists African American Registry
1945 John Wallner (Missouri-born Children's Author) Missouri Authors and Illustrators American Artists
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1948 Laura Wheeling Waring (Connecticut-born African-American Artist) Connecticut Artists African American Artists Famous African-Americans
1959 Construction Begins on the Howard A. Hanson Dam above Washington's White River Valley Washington Rivers Dams History Link
1966 NASA Launches ESSA 1 Satellite to Provide Meteorological Cloud-cover Photography Space Exploration Clouds Meteorology Photography NASA
1972 U.S. Postal Service Issues an 8-cent Commemorative Stamp Honoring Georgia Poet Sidney Lanier Georgia Authors & Illustrators Poetry U.S. Postal Service University of Georgia

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