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1660 Hans Sloane (Irish Naturalist, Founder of the British Museum) Hans Sloane Museums
1755 Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (French Painter) French Artists Artists
1821 Ford Madox Brown (French-English Victorian Painter) French Artists English Artists Artists
1912 Garth Williams (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New York Artists American Artists E.B. White Marshall University
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1760 Marie Gresholtz Tussaud (French Wax Sculptor: Founder of Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum) French Artists Artists Chambers Book of Days
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