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JANUARY 6

Children's Authors & Illustrators
1919 Vera Cleaver (South Dakota-born Children's Author) Vera Cleaver
1934 Don Bolognese (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Don Bolognese Primary Authors American Artists
1946 Wendelin Van Draanen (Chicago-born Children's Author) Chicago Authors KidsReads TimeforKids Writerswrite Random House
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1878 Carl Sandburg (Illinois-born Pulitzer-Prize Winning Poet, Biographer) Carl Sandburg Poetry Abraham Lincoln Pulitzer Prize
1883 Khalil Gibran (Lebanese Poet) Khalil Gibran Poetry
1912 Jacques César Ellul (French Author) Jacques César Ellul Technology
1931 E.L. Doctorow (new York City-born Playwright) E. L. Doctorow Plays
1954 Anthony Minghella (English Playwright, Screenwriter) Anthony Minghella Plays Filmmakers
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1996 Maude Kegg (Minnesota-born Native-American Bead Artist, Oral Historian, Author) Minnesota Authors Native-American Heritage American Aritsts American Authors Minnesota Historical Society
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1895 The First Sunday Edition of the Tampa Tribune Is Published Florida Journalism Historic Firsts Tampa Tribune Florida Historical Society
1948 The Premiere of "Treasure of Sierra Madre" Is Held Film Humphrey Bogart Internet Movie Database

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