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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1929 Remy Charlip (New York City-born Artist, Children's Author, Illustrator) Remy Charlip Primary Authors American Artists Actors Dance
1942 Mary Peace Finley (Colorado-born Children's Author) Mary Peace Finley Young-adult Authors
1943 Christopher G. Knight (Ohio-born Photographer, Children's Author) Christopher G. Knight Young-adult Non-fiction Photography
1947 Lloyd Bloom (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Lloyd Bloom Primary Children's Authors American Authors & Illustrators
Authors Born on this Date
1883 Aleksei Tolstoi (Russian Author) Aleksei Tolstoi
1887 Robinson Jeffers (Pennsylvania-born Poet) Robinson Jeffers Poetry
1892 Dumas Malone (Mississippi-born Historian) Dumas Malone Thomas Jefferson
1928 Philip Levine (Detroit-born Poet) Philip Levine Poetry
1936 Stephen Ambrose (Illinois-born Historian) Stephen Ambrose History Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1951 Sinclair Lewis (Minnesota-born 1930 Nobel Laureate for Literature) Sinclair Lewis American Authors 1930 Nobel Laureate for Literature
1776 Thomas Paine Publishes the First Edition of Common Sense Thomas Paine The American Revolution National Council of Teachers of English Writer's Almanac
1947 Finian's Rainbow Opens on Broadway New York City Musical Theater Internet Broadway Database
1968 Saturday Evening Post Ceases Publication after 141 Years Journalism Florida Historical Society
1971 Masterpiece Theater Debuts on PBS Television PBS New York Times

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