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1814 Jean Francois Millet (French Painter) Jean Francois Millet
1861 Frederic Remington (New York-born Western Artist) Frederic Remington Westward Expansion
1892 Robert Lawson (New York City-born 1941 Caldecott Winner and 1945 Newbery Medal Winner) Robert Lawson Primary Children's Authors Young-adult Authors American Artists 1941 Caldecott Medal for They Were Strong and Good 1945 Newbery Medal for Rabbit Hill
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1669 Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch Painter) Rembrandt van Rijn Artists
1934 Malvin Johnson (North Carolina-born African-American Artist) North Carolina Artists American Artists African-American Artists
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1925 The Savannah River Bridge Is Opened Connecting Georgia and South Carolina South Carolina Georgia Bridges University of Georgia
1931 Dick Tracy First Appears in The New York News Comics & Cartoons Journalism Toonpedia Merriam-Webster
1961 "The Alvin Show" Premieres Cartoons & Comics Family Television Internet Move Database
1998 70-painting Van Gogh Exhibit Opens in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Vincent Van Gogh Art
2002 Florence, Massachusetts Erects a Statue to Sojourner Truth Massachusetts Sojourner Truth African-American Political and Social Leaders Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

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