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1863 Jessie Willcox Smith (Pennsylvania-born Artist, Illustrator) Pennsylvania Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Fiction American Artists
1930 Byron Barton (Rhode Island-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Rhode Island Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1948 Michael Hague (Los Angeles-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Los Angeles Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
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1504 Michelangelo's David First Displayed in Florence, Italy's Piazza della Signoria Michelangelo Michelangelo's David Forbes
1797 Father Ferměn Francisco de Lasučn Founds Mission San Fernando Rey de Espańa Los Angeles California Missions Catholic Church CaliforniaMissions.com
1927 Vantage Bridge Opens Across the Columbia River Washington Columbia River Bridges HistoryLink

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