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1759 William Thornton (British West Indies-born Architect of the U.S. Capitol Building) West Indies Architecture U.S. Capitol
1895 R. J. Mitchell (English Aircraft Designer of the Spitfire Fighter) English Artists & Designers Aviation World War II
1945 Carolyn Croll (South Dakota-born Children's Author, Artist) South Dakota Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's  Authors American Artists MB Artists
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1916 In DeKalb County, Georgia the Face of Stone Mountain Is Deeded to the United Daughters of the Confederacy for Carving a Memorial to the Confederacy DeKalb County, Georgia Stone Mountain, Georgia American Civil War Georgia Historical Society
Norman Rockwell's First Saturday Evening Post Cover Norman Rockwell Journalism Artists Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont

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