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1599 Anthony Van Dyck (Belgian Painter) Belgian Artists Greenwich Guide
1813 Thomas Crawford (New York City-born Sculptor of "Freedom" Figure on Top of the Capitol Dome) New York City Artists U.S. Congress Architect of the Capitol
1918 Harry Devlin (New Jersey-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New Jersey Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Artists
1846 Randolph Caldecott (English Children's Author, Illustrator: Namesake of the Caldecott Award) Randolph Caldecott Primary Children's Authors Artists The Caldecott Award
1893 Dox Thrash (Georgia-born African-American Painter, Printer) Georgia Artists American Artists African-American Artists Griffin Technical College Library African American Registry
1902 Johannes Brinkman (Dutch Architect) Dutch Artists & Architects Architecture
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1994 Walter Lantz (New York-born Cartoonist: Creator of Woody Woodpecker) New York Artists Cartoons & Comics
1834 British Parliament Decides to Create a National Gallery by Purchasing the Angerstein Collection Great Britain Art Economics National Gallery Greenwich Guide

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