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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1889 Marguerite de Angeli (Michigan-born Children's Author) Marguerite de Angeli Young-adult Authors 1950 Newbery Medal Winner
1945 Malka Drucker (New Mexico-born Rabbi, Children's Author) New Mexico Authors Judaism
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1836 Isabella Beeton (English Author) English Authors & Illustrators Historic UK
1852 Lady Augusta Gregory (Irish Author, Playwright) Irish Writers W. B. Yeats Plays
1869 Algernon Blackwood (English Author) English Authors & Illustrators
1887 Sylvia Beach (Maryland-born Publisher) Maryland Authors and Illustrators Writer's Almanac History Channel
1916 Horton Foote (Texas-born Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award-winning Playwright, Screenwriter) Horton Foote Plays Film 1995 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, The Young Man from Atlanta 1962 Academy Award for Screenwriting
1919 Max Shulman (Minnesota-born Author, Humorist, Screenwriter Who Created the Character "Dobie Gillis") Minnesota Authors and Illustrators Television Writer's Almanac
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1883 Karl Marx (German Philosopher, co-Author of the Communist Manifesto) Karl Marx Philosophy
1975 Susan Hayward (New York City-born Actress) New York City Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1885 Gilbert & Sullivan's Mikado Premieres at the Savoy Theatre in London London, Musical Theater Opera Historic Firsts Theater History
1919 Max Brand Publishes His First Novel, The Untamed Washington Authors and Illustrators American Authors History Channel
The Return of Buck Gavin by Thomas Wolfe (Age 19) is Produced at the University of North Carolina Thomas Wolfe Plays University of North Carolina American Collection
1936 First Issue of the Federal Register Is Published U.S. Government Historic Firsts Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C.
1943 Ernest Hemingway Marries His Fourth and Final Wife, Mary Welsh, in Havana, Cuba Cuba Ernest Hemingway American Authors American Collection
1948 The Freedom Train, Displaying Historic U.S. Documents, Arrives in San Francisco San Francisco, California Historic U.S. Documents Railroad Freedom Train Museum
1959 William Faulkner Fractures His Right Collarbone in a Fall From His Horse in Charlottesville, Virginia Virginia William Faulkner American Authors Horses American Collection
1975 Bernard Slade Newbound's Same Time, Next Year Premieres in New York Canadian Authors and Illustrators New York City Plays Internet Broadway Database

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