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1746 Francisco Jose de Goya (Spanish Painter) Francisco Jose de Goya
1853 Vincent Van Gogh (Dutch Painter) Vincent Van Gogh
1892 Erwin Panofsky (German Author, Artist) German Authors & Illustrators Artists Authors' Calendar
1908 Mattie Lou O'Kelley (Georgia-born African-American Folk Artist, Illustrator) Mattie Lou O'Kelley Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1909 Ernst Gombrich (Austrian Author, Artist) Austrian Authors & Illustrators Artists Authors' Calendar
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1906 Resident's of Linn County, Oregon Blow Up the Larwood's Mill Dam Across Roaring River Linn County, Oregon Rivers Dams Trees Business
1909 The Queensboro Bridge, Linking the Manhattan and Queens, Is Opened New York City Bridges NewsDay
1930 Ground Is Broken at Gauley Junction, West Virginia for the Hawks Nest Tunnel and Dam West Virginia Dams Hawks Nest State Park West Virginia
1963 Washington's Mayfield Dam Begins Generating Electricity Washington Dams Electricity Mayfield Dam History Link
1987 "Sunflowers" by Vincent van Gogh Sells at Auction in London for $39.7 Million Vincent van Gogh Investments CNN
1989 The Louvre Pyramid Designed by I.M. Pei Opens to the Public Paris The Louvre

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