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AUGUST 29

1632 John Locke (English Philosopher) John Locke Philosophy
Children's Authors & Illustrators
1952 Karen Hesse (Maryland-born Children's Author: 1998 Newbery Award Winner for Out of the Dust) Karen Hesse 1998 Newbery Award Winner for Out of the Dust
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1809 Oliver Wendell Holmes (Massachusetts-born Physician, Poet, Essayist and Humorist) Massachusetts Authors Medicine Poetry
1862 Maurice Maeterlinck (Belgian Poet, Playwright and Essayist: 1911 Nobel Laureate for Literature) Maurice Maeterlinck Poetry Plays Nobel Laureate for Literature
1929 Thom Gunn (English-born American Poet) Thom Gunn Poetry
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1962 Robert Frost Goes to the Soviet Union on Goodwill Tour Robert Frost Poetry The Soviet Union The Cold War History Channel

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