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1898 Peggy Guggenheim (New York City-born Art Collector, Philanthropist) Peggy Guggenheim Museums Art Guggenheim Museum NY
1899 Rufino Tamayo (Mexican Artist) Mexican Artists Artists Latin-American Artists Mexico Connect
1900 Hale Woodruff (Illinois-born African-American Artist) Hale Woodruff AmericanArtists African-American Artists
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1912 Josť Maria Velasco (Mexican Artist) Mexican Artists Artists Latin-American Artists Mexico Connect
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1498 Pope Alexander IV Commissions Michelangelo to Carve the "Pieta" Catholicism Michelangelo Art Concordia Historical Institute
1856 Captain George Pickett Begins Construction of Fort Bellingham, Washington Washington Forts HistoryLink

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