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DECEMBER 18

1879 Paul Klee (Swiss Painter) Paul Klee Artists
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1839 New York University Professor John Draper Makes the First Photographic Image of a Celestial Body: A Daquerreotype of the Moon New York City Photography Space & Astronomy The Moon Historic Firsts New York Historical Society
1853 The Dalles Bridge Is Completed Across the Columbia River, Connecting Klickitat County, Washington, to The Dalles, Oregon Klickitat County The Dalles, Oregon Bridges Columbia River HistoryLink
1997 In Albany, Georgia, Ground Is Broken for the Mount Zion Albany Civil Rights Movement Museum Albany, Georgia Georgia Museums U.S. Civil Rights Movement African-American Heritage Mount Zion Albany Civil Rights Movement Museum University of Georgia

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