1907 - Born on June 11th in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia. American philanthropist and museum administrator.
1935 - Married to Mary Conover Brown.
1948 - Married to Rachel Lambert Llyod.
1963 - He was the president of National Gallery of Art.
1966 - Mellon donated $35M in artwork plus $12M to Yale University, forming the Yale Center for British Art.
- Founded the Bollingen Foundation, which awards the Bollingen Prize in Poetry.
1979 - Was the chairman of National Gallery of Art.
1992 - Co-wrote Reflections in a Silver Spoon: A Memoir.
1999 - Died on February 1st in Upperville, Virginia.
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