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This Day in the Arts: October 7

1931:

The first infrared photograph is taken in Rochester, New York. Infrared (IR) radiation is electromagnetic radiation of a wavelength longer than that of visible light, but shorter than that of microwave radiation.

1993:

Toni Morrison becomes the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in literature. Her books include Beloved, Song of Solomon, and The Bluest Eye.


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