Impressionist Painter Edgar Degas Is Born. Read His Bio

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On This Day: July 19

Edgar Degas

Born: July 19, 1834
Died: September 27, 1917

Age: 83 years old
Birthplace: Paris, France

Occupation: Painter

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1942
70 years ago
Botanist George Washington Carver arrives in Dearborn, Michigan to work with industrialist Henry Ford on developing a form of synthetic rubber.
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1946
66 years ago
Marilyn Monroe acts in her first screen test for 20th Century Fox. She will sign a contract with the studio a month later. During her short career, the beautiful actress made 29 films.
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1985
27 years ago
Vice President George Bush announces that Christa McAuliffe will be the first teacher in space. McAuliffe later died in the Challenger Space Shuttle accident.
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1993
19 years ago
President Bill Clinton announces the "Don’t ask, don’t tell" policy, which allows homosexuals to serve in the military, but not openly.
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Born On This Day
Edgar Degas
Born: July 19, 1834
Died: September 27, 1917

Age: 83 years old
Birthplace: Paris, France
Occupation: Painter
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Mary Ann Bickerdyke
Born: July 19, 1817
Died: November 8, 1901

Age: 84 years old

Birthplace: Knox County, OH, United States
Occupation: Activist, Nurse
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Lizzie Borden
Born: July 19, 1860
Died: June 1, 1927

Age: 66 years old
Birthplace: Fall River, MA, United States
Occupation: Murder Suspect
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Died On This Day
Frank McCourt
Died: July 19, 2009
Age: 78 years old
Place: New York, NY, United States
Occupation: Journalist
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Zenko Suzuki
Died: July 19, 2004
Age: 93 years old
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Occupation: Prime Minister
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Margaret Fuller
Died: July 19, 1850
Age: 40 years old
Place: Fire Island, NY, United States
Occupation: Women’s Rights Activist
Best Known For >>

Group Of The Day
Impressionist Painters >> Claude Monet
The Impressionists ignited a revolution with their vibrant canvases and defied conventions. Now, they are still among the most revered and influential artists of all time.
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