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1859 Georges Seurat (French Artist) Georges Seurat
1902 Wilfredo Lam (Cuban Artist) Cuban Artists Hispanic Artists African American Registry
1946 David Macaulay (English-American Children's Author) David Macaulay Invention Architecture Young-adult  Authors 1991 Caldecott Award for Black and White
Gianni Versace (Italian Fashion Designer) Italian Artists & Designers Biography
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1594 Gerardus Mercator (Flemish Cartographer) Gerardus Mercator Maps
1697 London's St. Paul's Cathedral Is Opened St. Paul's Cathedral Architecture Concordia
1863 Statue of Freedom Is Placed Atop the U.S. Capitol Building U.S. Congress Architecture Architect of the Capitol

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