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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
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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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