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OCTOBER 14

1865 Sydney Laurence (New York City-born Alaskan Artist) New York City Artists Alaskan Artists American Artists & Designers Alaska Historical Society
1893 Lois Lenski (Ohio-born Children's Author, Illustrator Awarded the 1946 Newbery Medal) Lois Lenski Young-adult Authors American Artists 1946 Newbery Medal
1926 James "Son" Thomas (Mississippi-born African-American Jazz Musician) James Jazz & Blues American Artists African American Performing Artists
1927 Don Madden (Ohio-born Children's Author) Ohio Authors & Illustrators American Artists
1939 Ralph Lauren (New York City-born Designer) Ralph Lauren American Artists & Designers
1944 Tessa Paul (Zimbabwean Children's Author, Illustrator) Zimbabwe Artists
1958 Elisa Kleven (Los Angeles-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Los Angeles Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
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1950 The Second Tacoma Narrows Bridge Opens in Washington Washington Bridges HistoryLink

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