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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1932 Nonny Hogrogian (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator Awarded the 1966 and 1972 Caldecott Medals) Nonny Hogrogian Primary Children's Authors Artists and Illustrators 1966 Caledcott Medal for Always Room for One More 1972 Caledcott Medal for One Fine Day
1932 Jenny Joseph (English Poet, Children's Author) Jenny Joseph Primary Children's Authors Poetry
1943 Peter Carey (Australian Novelist, Children's Author) Peter Carey Young Adult Authors
1947 Bruce McMillan (Massachusetts-born Photo-Illustrator, Children's Author) Massachusetts Authors Primary Children's Authors Photography Official Web Site
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1711 David Hume (Scottish Philosopher) Scottish Authors Philosophy Stanford University University of Tennesee at Martin Writer's Almanac
1812 Robert Browning (English Poet) Robert Browning Elizabeth Barrett Browning
1861 Rabindranath Tagore (Indian Poet, Philosopher; 1913 Nobel Laureate for Literature) Indian Writers Poetry Philosophy 19134 Nobel Laureate for Literature
1867 Wladyslaw Reymont (Polish Author, 1924 Nobel Laureate for Literature) Polish Writers 1924 Nobel Laureate for Literature
1888 Fenton Johnson (Chicago-born African-American Poet, Playwright, Editor) Fenton Johnson Poetry Plays African-American Authors
1892 Archibald MacLeish (Illinois-born Poet, Dramatist, Librarian of Congress) Archibald MacLeish Poetry Plays Library of Congress
1927 Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (German Novelist, Screenwriter) Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Filmmakers Internet Movie Database
1931 Darwin Turner (Ohio-born African-American Literary Critic, Editor) Ohio Writers African-American Authors
1940 Angela Carter (English Fantasy Author) English Authors
1950 Tim Russert (Ohio-born Broadcast Journalist) New York Authors & Illustrators Journalism Television Internet Movie Database
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
399 B.C. Socrates (Greek Philosopher) Socrates Philosophy
1932 William Faulkner Arrives in Culver City, California as an MGM Contract Writer Culver City, California William Faulkner American Authors Film MGM Mississippi Writers Project
1947 The Kraft Television Theater Debuts Television Historic Firsts Kraft Foods History Channel
1951 Pulitzer Prizes Are Awarded to Conrad Richter for The Town and to Carl Sandburg for Complete Poems Pennsylvania Authors Carl Sandburg American Authors Poetry 1951 Pulitzer Prizes American Collection
1992 27th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Is Ratified After 203 Years U.S. Congress 27th Amendment U.S. Constitution Online

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