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OCTOBER 10

1684 Jean-Antoine Watteau (French Painter) ) French Artists Artists
1738 Benjamin West (Pennsylvania-born Painter) ) Benjamin West American Artists
1859 Maurice Prendergast (Canadian-born American Painter) Maurice Prendergast American Artists
1900 Alberto Giacometti (Swiss Sculptor) Swiss Artists
1948 Evelyn Gallardo (Los Angeles-born Photographer, Children's Author) Evelyn Gallardo Young-adult Author Photography Primates
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1886 Tuxedo Dinner Jacket First Worn in America in Tuxedo Park, NY New York Art & Design Historic Firsts New York Times
1963 Emory Bennett Causeway Opens Across Florida's Indian River Florida Automobiles Bridges Florida Historical Society

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