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1840 Thomas Nast (German-born American Political Cartoonist) Thomas Nast Journalism Political Cartoons Santa Claus
1924 Bernard Waber (Pennsylvania-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Pennsylvania Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Artists
1933 Paul Goble (English Children's Author, Illustrator, Native-American Folklorist) English Authors Young-Adult Authors English Artists Native-American Heritage
1956 Martin Handford (Pennsylvania-born Artist, Illustrator: "Where's Waldo?") Martin Handford Young-Adult Authors English Artists
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1944 Aristide Maillol (French Sculptor) Aristide Maillol
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1858 Britain's William Usherwood Takes First Photograph of a Comet (Donati's) Great Britain Photography Comets Historic Firsts NASA
1995 U.S. Treasury Issues New $100 Bills Business & Economics Bureau of Engraving History Channel
1996 U.S. Postal Service Issues an F. Scott Fitzgerald Commemorative Stamp F. Scott Fitzgerald American Authors Stamps History Channel

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