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1870 John T. McCutcheon (Indiana-born Pulitzer Prize-Winning Newspaper Cartoonist) John T. McCutcheon Cartoons Journalism 1932 Pultitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning
1880 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (German Expressionist Painter, Printmaker) German Artists Artists
1942 Giulio Maestro (New York-born Children's Author) New York Authors and Illustrators Primary Children Authors Artists Official Web Site
1955 Barbara McClintock (New Jersey-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New Jersey Authors & Illustrators Primary Children Authors Artists Visiting Authors
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1527 Mercenaries Sack Rome, Kill 4,000, Imprison Pope, Steal Art Italy The Vatican Death Christianity Today
1889 The Paris Exposition Formally Opens, Featuring the Just-Completed Eiffel Tower Eiffel Tower New York Times
1994 Queen Elizabeth II and France's President Francois Mitterrand Formally Open the Channel Tunnel (Chunnel) between England and France Francois Mitterrand England Queen Elizabeth II The Chunnel Architecture Railroad BBC The History Channel

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