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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1846 Randolph Caldecott (English Children's Author, Illustrator: Namesake of the Caldecott Award) Randolph Caldecott Primary Children's Authors Artists The Caldecott Award
1854 Eugene Shepard (Wisconsin-born Teller of Stories About Paul Bunyan) Wisconsin Authors Storytelling Wisconsin Historical Society
1918 Harry Devlin (New Jersey-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New Jersey Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Artists
1924 Virginia Mueller (Wisconsin-born Children's Author) Wisconsin Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors
1938 Denys Cazet (California-born Children's Author) California Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors
1952 Karen Lynn Williams (Connecticut-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Connecticut Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1908 Louis L'Amour (North Dakota-born Author of the American West) Louis L'Amour Westward Expansion
1909 Gabrielle Roy (Canadian Novelist) Gabrielle Roy
1910 Nicholas Monsarrat (English Author) Nicholas Monsarrat
1924 Al Neuharth (South Dakota Journalist, Publisher: Founder of USA Today) South Dakota Authors and Illustrators Journalism USA today
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1832 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (The Shakespeare of the German Language) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Authors
1905 Edith Wharton Writes in Her Diary, "Finished House of Mirth" Edith Wharton American Authors National Council of Teachers of English
1962 Barbra Streisand Makes Broadway Debut in I Can Get it For You Wholesale Barbra Streisand Actors Internet Broadway Database

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