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JANUARY 18

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Winnie the Pooh Day
(In honor of the birth of A.A. Milne, author of Winnie the Pooh: 01/18/1882)
A.A. Milne Primary Children's Authors
Children's Authors & Illustrators
1882 A.A. Milne (English Children's Author of the Winnie the Pooh Stories) A.A. Milne Primary Children's Authors
1884 Arthur Ransome (English Children's Author) English Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Young-adult Authors Arthur Ransome Society
1934 Raymond Briggs (English Children's Author, Illustrator) English Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Artists Wikipedia
1950 Grace Nichols (Guyanese Poet, Children's Author) Guyanese Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Poetry
1958 Catherine Anholt (English Children's Author, Illustrator) English Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Artists
1961 Alan Schroeder (California-born Children's Author) California Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors Harcourt
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1779 Peter Mark Roget (English Author of Roget's Thesaurus) Peter Mark Roget Reference Resources
1817 Julia Lee Sinks (Ohio-born Texas Historian) Ohio Authors & Illustrators Texas History History Texas State Historical Association
1935 Jon Stallworthy (English Poet) British Authors & Illustrators Poetry Writer's Almanac
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1936 Rudyard Kipling (English Author) Rudyard Kipling: 1907 Nobel Laureate for Literature British Authors 1907 Nobel Laureate for Literature
2010 Robert B. Parker (Massachusetts-born Novelist) Robert B. Parker American Authors
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1850 The Boston Museum Publishes "Ethan Brand: A Chapter from an Abortive Romance" by Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne American Authors National Council of Teachers of English
1870 Atlantic Monthly Publishes "The Cathedral," a Poem by James Russell Lowell James Russell Lowell American Authors Poetry National Council of Teachers of English
1948 Original Amateur Hour Debuts on Television Television The Internet Movie Database The History Channel
1957 A Copyright Is Registered for the Lerner and Lowe Musical "My Fair Lady" Copyright Plays USPTO
1974 The Six Million Dollar Man Debuts on Television Television The Internet Movie Database The History Channel
1975 The Jeffersons Debuts on Television Television The Internet Movie Database
1998 Ragtime, a Musical Based on the Novel by E.L. Doctorow, Debuts on Broadway at the New Ford Center for the Performing Arts E.L. Doctorow American Musicals Plays African-American Heritage Internet Broadway Database

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