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1897 Armstrong Sperry (Connecticut-born Children's Author: 1941 Newbery Medal for Call It Courage) Armstrong Sperry Young-adult Authors American Artists 1941 Newbery Medal for Call It Courage
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1902 William Samuel (Texas-born Folk Artist) Texas Artists American Artists
1929 Museum of Modern Art Opens in New York City New York City Museum of Modern Art New York Times
1938 Construction Begins on a Small Boat Harbor at Juneau, Alaska Juneau, Alaska Boats Alaska State Historical Society
1940 Washington's Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapses in a Windstorm Washington Tacoma Narrows Bridge History Channel History Link

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