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MAY 14

1727 Thomas Gainsborough (English Painter of Portraits and Landscapes) Thomas Gainsborough Artists
1897 Walter Franklin Buehr (Chicago-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Chicago Authors and Illustrators Young-adult Authors Artists
1927 Artis Lane (Canadian African-American Artist, Sculptor, Painter, Printmaker) Canadian Artists Artists African American Artists African American Registry
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1917 Seattle, Washington's Third Spokane Street Drawbridge Is Completed Seattle, Washington Bridges History Link
1964 Diverting the Flow of the Nile Is the First Stage in the Building of the Aswan Dam Egypt Nile River Dam BBC

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