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1867 Charles Dana Gibson (Massachusetts-born Artist, Illustrator) Charles Dana Gibson
1949 Diane Goode (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New York City Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1950 John Steptoe (New York City-born African-American Children's Author, Illustrator) John Steptoe Primary Children's Authors American Artists African American Artists
1956 Holly Meade (American Artist, Illustrator) Primary Children's Authors American Artists
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1716 Boston Light, America's First Lighthouse, Is First Lighted Just Before Sunset Boston, Massachusetts New England Lighthouses Historic Firsts Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1885 State of Georgia Cedes Land for Construction of Federal Fort McPherson Georgia Forts Fort McPherson University of Georgia
1948 United Nations Breaks Ground for World Headquarters in New York City United Nations New York City New York Times
1975 Unemployed Teacher Slashes Rembrandt Masterpiece, "The Nightwatch" Dutch Artists Nationmaster

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