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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1920 Christopher Robin (English Son of A.A. Milne) A.A. Milne Primary Children's Authors
1929 X. J. Kennedy (New Jersey-born Poet, Children's Author) X. J. Kennedy Primary Children's Authors Poetry
1948 Sharon Mills Draper (Ohio-born African-American Children's Author) Sharon Mills Draper Children's Literature Famous African Americans
1953 Arthur Yorinks (New York City-born Children's Author) Arthur Yorinks Children's Literature
1954 Claudia Mills (New York-born Children's Author) Claudia Mills Young-adult Authors
1854 Frank Munsey (Maine-born Newspaper and Magazine Publisher) Maine Authors & Illustrators Journalism
1896 Roark Bradford (Tennessee-born Novelist and Short-Story Writer) Roark Bradford
1935 Mart Crowley (Mississippi-born Playwright and Screenwriter) Mississippi Authors Plays Film The Internet Movie Database
1937 Robert Stone (New York City-born Novelist) Robert Stone
1951 Harry Smith (Illinois-born Broadcast Journalist) Harry Smith Broadcast Journalism
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1910 Sara Estela Ramírez (Texas-born Poet and Political Leader) Sara Estela Ramírez Poetry Hispanic Heritage Texas State Historical Association
1978 Rhys Davies (Welsh Author) Welsh Authors Authors
1869 "A Day at Niagara" by Mark Twain Appears in the Buffalo Express New York Mark Twain Journalism American Collection