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OCTOBER 15

1836 James Tissot (French Artist) French Artists
1926 Rexon Mathebula, (South African Artist) South African Artists South African History
1940 Barry Moser (Tennessee-born Illustrator of Classics) Barry Moser Primary Children's Authors American Artists The Bible
1955 Emma Chicester Clark English Authors & Illustrators English Artists
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1856 The Cape Disappointment Lighthouse Is First Lighted at the Mouth of the Columbia River Washington Parks Oregon Columbia River Ligthhouses Cape Disappointment State Park SalemOregon.com
1900 Boston Symphony Hall Is Opened Boston Architecture Classical Music Symphony Hall
1971 A New Bridge Near Wayne, West Virginia Is Dedicated in Honor of Newsman David Brinkley Wayne, West Virginia Bridges Journalism Television West Virginia State Archive
2003 In New Orleans, the Louis Armstrong House Is Opened as a Museum Louis Armstrong Museums Jazz African-American Performing Artists  Louis Armstrong House African American Registry

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