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This Day in the Arts: May 10

1824:

London’s National Gallery opens to the public.

1849:

The Astor Place Riot in New York City occurs; it stems from rivalry between American actor Edwin Forrest and English actor William Charles Macready.

1899:

Dancer Fred Astaire is born (as Frederick Austerlitz) in Omaha.


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