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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1905 Edna M. Cameron (Texas-born Children's Author) Texas Authors & Illustrators Alaska Primary Authors
1912 Witold (W.T.) Mars (Polish Children's Author, Illustrator) Polish Authors & Illustrators Primary Authors Artists
1925 Rosa Guy (Trinidad-born African-American/Hispanic Children's Author) Rosa Guy Young-adult Author African-American Authors & Illustrators Hispanic-American Authors & Illustrators
1942 C. J. Cherryh (Missouri-born Children's Author) Missouri Authors & Illustrators Young Adult Authors Official Website
1946 Jim Arnosky (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New York City Authors & Illustrators Primary Authors American Artists Official Website
1952 Patricia McMahon (Pennsylvania-born Children's Author) Pennsylvania Authors & Illustrators Young Adult Authors Houghton Mifflin
1955 Christopher Wormell (English Children's Author, Illustrator) English Authors & Illustrators Artists
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1875 Edgar Rice Burroughs (Chicago-born Novelist: Tarzan) Edgar Rice Burroughs
1887 Frederic Sauser-Hall (Blaise Cendrars: Swiss Poet) Frederic Sauser-Hall Poetry
1888 Arthur Upfield (English Author) Arthur Upfield
1906 Eleanor Burford Hibbert (English Author) Eleanor Burford Hibbert
1928 Robert Pirsig (Minnesota-born Author) Robert Pirsig
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1773 Phillis Wheatley's First Volume of Poetry Is Published in London Phillis Wheatley Poetry African-American Poets Library of Congress
1899 The First Issue of the St. Augustine Record Is Published Florida Journalism Florida State Historical Society
1904 Helen Keller Is First Deaf & Blind College Graduate (Radcliffe) Helen Keller Special Needs Education Education Historic Firsts Radcliffe Writer's Almanac
1976 Wall Street Journal Publishes First Edition for Europe Journalism Business & Economics The History Channel

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