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1874 John R. Pope (New York City-born Architect; Designed the National Gallery of Art) New York City Artists and Architects Architecture National Gallery of Art
1904 Willem de Kooning (Dutch Abstract Expressionist Painter) Willem de Kooning
1911 Evaline Ness (Ohio-born Illustrator) Ohio Artists American Artists
1924 John T. Biggers (North Carolina-born African-American Muralist/Sculptor) John T. Biggers Notable African Americans
1940 Bert Kitchen (English Illustrator) English Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Artists
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1819 English Artist, Botanist and Explorer, Thomas Nuttall, Reaches Fort Smith, Arkansas English Artists Fort Smith, Arkansas Artists Botany North American Explorers Arkansas History Commission
1855 The Cornerstone Is Laid for the First Building of St. Mary's College and Academy in South Bend, Indiana South Bend, Indiana Education Catholicism Architecture St. Mary's College Indiana Historical Society

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