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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1924 Byrd Baylor (Texas-born Children's Author) Byrd Baylor Primary Authors
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1868 Maxim Gorky (Russian Author) Maxim Gorky
1909 Nelson Ahlgren (Michigan-born Novelist) Michigan Authors Authors' Calendar Writers Almanac
1931 Jane Rule (New Jersey-born Novelist) New Jersey Authors Writers Almanac
1936 Mario Vargas Llosa (Peruvian Novelist Awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature) Mario Vargas Llosa 2010 Nobel Laureate for Literature
1940 Russell Banks (Massachusetts-born Author) Russell Banks
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1929 Katherine L. Bates (Massachusetts-born English Teacher, Author of "America the Beautiful") Massachusetts Authors and Illustrators Educators of Note Poetry American Songs and Symbols Concordia
1941 Virginia Woolf (English Author) Virginia Woolf English Authors
1994 Eugene Ionesco (Romanian Playwright) Eugene Ionesco Authors
1927 Majestic Theater Opens at 245 W 44th St New York City NYC Stage & Theater NYTix
1942 William Faulkner Publishes "Two Soldiers" in the Saturday Evening Post William Faulkner Journalism Mississippi Writers
1947 Last Radio Episode of "Buck Rogers the 25th Century " Airs Radio Original Old Radio
1985 Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues" Premieres in New York, NY Stage & Theater Internet Broadway Database

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