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OCTOBER 8

1878 Alfred Munnings (English Artist) English Artists) Artists)
1930 Faith Ringgold (New York City-born African-American Children's Author, Illustrator) Faith Ringgold Primary Authors American Artists African American Authors
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1926 The Witte Museum Opens in San Antonio, Texas San Antonio, Texas Museums Witte Museum Texas State Historical Society
1956 Southdale Shopping Center, the First Fully Enclosed Shopping Mall, Opens in Edina, Minnesota Edina, Minnesota Architecture Consumer Economics Historic Firsts Minnesota Historical Society

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