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MAY 24

1816 Emanuel Leutze (German-American Painter of Historic Events, Including "Washington Crossing the Delaware") Emanuel Leutze Washington Crossing the Delaware
1947 Diane deGroat (New Jersey-born Children's Author and Illustrator) Diane deGroat Primary Children's Authors American Artists
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1879 E.H. (Ernest Howard) Shepard (English Artist of the Winnie-the-Pooh Books) E.H. Shepard Artists Winnie the Pooh
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1883 The Brooklyn Bridge, Linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, Is Opened to Traffic The Brooklyn Bridge Bridges New York Times History Channel

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