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1894 Hector Hyppolite (Haitian Author) Haiti African American Registry
1897 Thomas Handforth (Washington-born Children's Author, Artist; Where's Waldo) Thomas Handforth Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1898 H.A. Rey (German Children's Author, Illustrator; Curious George) H.A. Rey Primary Children's Authors Artists
1906 Zhenya Gay (Massachusetts-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Zhenya Gay Primary Children's Authors American Artists
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1949 Warner Bros. Introduces the Road Runner in Cartoon "Fast and Furry-ous" Cartoons & Comics Historic Firsts History Channel
1966 New York's Metropolitan Opera Opens New Opera House at Lincoln Center Metropolitan Opera Opera Architecture New York Times

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