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DECEMBER 15

1832 Gustave Eiffel (French Civil Engineer Who Built the Eiffel Tower) French Architects & Designers The Eiffel Tower Writer's Almanac
1837 George P. Post (New York City-born Architect) New York City Architects & Designers Architecture New York Historical Society
1955 Henrik Drescher (Danish Children's Author, Illustrator) Henrik Drescher Primary Children's Authors Artist
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1966 Walt Disney (Chicago-born Cartoonist; Creator of Mickey Mouse and Disney Corporation) Walt Disney Cartoons & Comics
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1968 NASA Launches ESSA-8 Cloud Photography Spacecraft to Replace ESSA-6 Space Exploration Clouds Photography NASA
1999 Dutch Architect Rem Koolhaas Unveils His Design for the Seattle Public Library Dutch Artists & Architects Seattle's Central Public Library Libraries Architecture & Design History Link
2001 Leaning Tower of Pisa Reopens to the Public after 10-year $27M Realignment Italy Leaning Tower of Pisa CNN

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