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1877 Frank Schoonover (New Jersey-born Artist, Illustrator, Author) New Jersey Artists Amewrican Artists & Designers
1883 Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French Fashion Designer) Coco Chanel Artists & Designers
1938 Robert Graham (Mexican-American Sculptor of the Franklin Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, D.C.) Robert Graham Franklin Roosevelt Memorial American Artists & Designers Latin-American Artists
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1839 Louis Daguerre Announces Daguerreotype Photo Process at the French Academy of Science Louis-Jacques Mandé Daguerre Photography Library of Congress
1977 Construction Is Completed on Florida's Capitol Building Florida Florida Historical Society