Pilgrims on the Mayflower spot land, Jack the Ripper kills for the last time, the PGA integrates, Rolling Stone magazine debuts, and the Berlin Wall begins to fall, all on this day.
1911: American illustrator and author Howard Pyle, who primarily worked on books for young people, dies of a sudden kidney infection at the age of 58 in Florence, Italy. His 1883 classic publication "The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood" remains in print, and his other books, frequently with medieval European settings, include a four-volume set on King Arthur. He is also well known for his illustrations of pirates, and is credited with creating the now stereotypical modern image of pirate dress.
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