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New York: Grandma Moses
(Declared by Governor Nelson Rockefeller on Grandma Moses' 100th birthday: 09/07/1961)
Grandma Moses American Artists & Illustrators Gallerie St. Etienne
1814 William Butterfield (English Gothic Revival Architect) English Artists, Architects & Designers Architecture
1855 William Friese-Greene (English Inventor of Motion Picture Cameras) William Friese-Greene Inventors & Inventions Photography Film
1860 Grandma Moses (New York-born American Folk Painter) Grandma Moses American Artists
1889 Elmer Hader (California-born Children's Author, Illustrator) California Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1917 Jacob Lawrence (New Jersey-born African-American Illustrator) Jacob Lawrence American Artists African American Artists
1941 Alexandra Day (Ohio-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Ohio Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1949 Jose Clemente Orozco (Mexican Artist) Josť Clemente Orozco Artists
1973 Elmer Hader (California-born Children's Author, Illustrator) California Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
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1911 French Poet Guillaume Apollinaire Is Arrested for the Theft of the Mona Lisa The Louvre Mona Lisa Crime The History Channel

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