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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
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1594 Gerardus Mercator (Flemish Cartographer) Gerardus Mercator Maps
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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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