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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1956 Sucie Stevenson (Connecticut-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Connecticut Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1831 Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr (English-American Religious Writer, Novelist) English Authors & Illustrators Religion
1886 Howard Lindsay (New York-born Playwright/, Actor: 1946 Pulitzer Prize, 1959 Tony Award) Howard Lindsay Plays Actors 1946 Pulitzer Prize for Drama: State of the Union 1959 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement
1895 Ernst Jünger (German Novelist, Essayist) German Authors & Illustrators
1936 Judith Guest (Detroit-born Novelist) Judith Guest
1950 Rudy Wilson (Mississippi-born Novelist) Mississippi Authors & Illustrators
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2009 Helen Levitt (New York City-born Photographer) Helen Levitt Photography
1797 Mary Wollstonecraft Marries William Godwin English Authors Authors The History Channel
1932 Jack Benny Debuts on Radio on Ed Sullivan's Interview Show Jack Benny Radio International Jack Benny Fan Club
1940 Eudora Welty Receives Word She Has Been Refused a Guggenheim Fellowship Eudora Welty American Authors Guggenheim Foundation Mississippi Writers
1951 The King & I Opens at New York's St James Theater New York City The King and I The Internet Broadway Database
1953 The Crucible by Arthur Miller Wins the Tony Award for Best Play on Broadway Arthur Miller Plays The America Theater Wing The Internet Broadway Database American Collection

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