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1915 Herbert Philbrick (New Hampshire-born Counterintelligence Agent; Author of "I Led Three Lives") Notorious People of New Hampshire Cold War World War II FBI American Author's
Children's Authors & Illustrators
1918 Sheila Burnford (Scottish Children's Author) Scottish Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors
1927 Zilpha Keatley Snyder (California-born Children's Author) Zilpha Keatley Snyder Young-adult Authors
1935 Francine Jacobs (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors Science
1949 Juanita Havill (Indiana-born Children's Author) Juanita Havill Young-adult Authors
Peter Sis (Czech Children's Author, Illustrator) Czech Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Artists
1950 Jane Sutton (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1737 Rudolf Erich Raspe (German Author) Rudolf Erich Raspe
1896 Mari Sandoz (Nebraska-born Author of American Frontier Life) Mari Sandoz Native American Heritage Westward Expansion History Channel
1916 Camilo José Cela (Spanish-born 1989 Nobel Laureate for Literature) Camilo José Cela 1989 Nobel Laureate for Literature
1930 Edward Kamau Brathwaite (Barbados Author) Edward Kamau Brathwaite
Stanley Elkin (New York City-born Author of The Magic Kingdom) Stanley Elkin Center for Book Culture Writer's Almanac
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1981 Hoyt Fuller (Georgia-born Journalist) Georgia Authors & Illustrators Journalism Business
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1811 The First Newspaper in Alabama, The Mobile Centinel, Is Published at Fort Stoddert Alabama Media Journalism Historic Firsts Alabama Archives
1835 Delegates Gather in Detroit to Write the Michigan State Constitution Detroit, Michigan Historic U.S. Documents State of Michigan
1942 Go Down, Moses, by William Faulkner, Is Published William Faulkner Literature History Channel
1943 Four Quarters by T.S. Eliot Is Published in New York T.S. Eliot American Authors American Collection
1971 The Daily Sketch, Britain's Oldest Tabloid, Is Published for the Last Time England Journalism The BBC
1977 Tennessee Williams' Play Vieux Carré Opens at St. James Theatre, New York Tennessee Williams American Authors Internet Broadway Database Mississippi Writers

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