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OCTOBER 19

1862 Auguste Lumiere (French Inventor) French Scientists & Inventors Inventors & Inventions Photography Light
1931 Ed Emberley (Massachusetts-born Children's Author) Massachusetts Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Authors University of Southern Mississippi
1950 Donna Diamond (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New York City Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Authors
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1869 Construction Begins on the Sutro Tunnel in Virginia City, Nevada Nevada The History Channel
1901 The Grand Lodge of Masons Lay the Cornerstone for Janesville, Wisconsin's First Freestanding City Hall Janesville, Wisconsin Masons Wisconsin Historical Society
1912 The Statue of Minnesota Governor John A. Johnson Is Unveiled on the Capitol Grounds Minnesota State Capitol Art Minnesota Historical Association

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