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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1947 Will Hobbs (Pennsylvania-born Children's Author) Will Hobbs Young-adult Authors Who Am I?
1893 Dorothy Parker (New Jersey-born Author, Poet, Critic and Wit) Dorothy Parker Poets
1920 Ray Bradbury (Illinois-born Science Fiction Author) Ray Bradbury Who Am I?
1924 James Kirkwood, Jr. (American Actor, Playwright, Librettist for A Chorus Line) James Kirkwood, Jr. Actors Plays
1935 E(dna) Annie Proulx (Connecticut-born 1994 Pulitzer Prize Award Winner for Fiction) E(dna) Annie Proulx Awarded 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
1940 Yambo Ouologuem (Mali Author) Yambo Ouologuem
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1979 James T. Farrell (Chicago-born Author) James T. Farrell American Authors
1749 British Theatrical Group Is Run Out of Philadelphia for Immoral Act of Acting Pennsylvania Stage and Theater Religion History Channel
1847 The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Is Organized at First General Conference of the Mormon Church Mormon Religion Musicians Historic Firsts Utah History Encyclopedia
1952 Trademark Registered for Adventures of Superman Television Show Patents & Trademarks Television U.S. Patent Office
1958 The Final Television Episode of The Life of Riley Is Aired Television Internet Movie Database History Channel