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1756 Henry Raeburn (Scottish Portrait Painter) Scottish Artists Artists
1890 Gerard Moerdijk (South African Architect) South African Artists and Architects Architecture South African History
1953 Peggy Rathmann (Minnesota-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Peggy Rathmann Primary Children's Authors American Artists 1996 Caledecott Medal for Officer Buckle and Gloria
1966 Dav Pilkey (Ohio-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Dav Pilkey Primary Authors American Artists
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1963 Edouard Belin (French Engineer Who Invented the First Telephoto Transmission Device) French Scientists, Mathematicians & Inventors Inventors & Inventions History of Technology Photography Center for the Study of Technology and Society
1902 Seattle Voters Approve the Construction of a Hydroelectric Dam That Will Provide the City's First Electricity Seattle, Washington Dams Electricity History Link
1930 Coolidge Dam Is Dedicated in Arizona Arizona Dams Calvin Coolidge National First Ladies Library
1979 U.S. Voyager I Photo Provides First Evidence of Jupiter's Ring Jupiter Photography NASA

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