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DECEMBER 29

1860 Frank Reaugh (Illinois-born Artist Best Known for Paintings Depicting Ranching Life in Texas) Illinois Artists Texas Artists American Artists Texas State Historical Association
1896 David Alfaro Siqueiros (Mexican Muralist) David Alfaro Siqueiros Artists
1943 Molly Garrett Bang (New Jersey-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New Jersey Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists Official Web Site
Irene Brady (Oregon-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Oregon Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists Nature Works Author's Den
1956 Tracy Campbell Pearson (Connecticut-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Connecticut Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists Official Web Site Educational Paperback Association VisitingAuthors.com
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1876 A Bridge in Ashtabula, Ohio Collapses, Causing a Train to Fall into a Gorge, Killing 80 Passengers Ashtabula, Ohio Bridges Railroad Death History Channel
1896 The Lava Soap Trademark Is Registered Patents & Trademarks Official Lava Web Page USPTO
1959 The Dial Soap Trademark Is Registered Patents & Trademarks Official Web Site USPTO
1972 The Last Cartoon of William J. McClanahan's Appears in the Dallas Morning News Texas Artists American Artists Journalism Texas State Historical Association

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