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OCTOBER 20

1435 Andrea Della Robbia (Italian Sculptor) Italian Artists and Sculptors
1632 Christopher Wren (English Architect: St. Paul's Cathedral) Christopher Wren Architecture
1906 Crockett Johnson (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New York City Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1942 Bob Graham (Australian Children's Author, Illustrator) Australian Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1943 Barbara Bash (Illinois-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Ilinois Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists Science
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1892 The City of Chicago Dedicates the World's Columbian Exposition Chicago U.S. History Writer's Almanac
1910 Seattle Issues Building Permit for 34-Story Smith Tower: Tallest Building West of the Mississippi Washington Architecture and Design HistoryLink

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