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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1849 Sarah Orne Jewett (Maine-born Novelist, Children's Author) Sarah Orne Jewett Young Adult Authors
1914 Tom Glazer (Pennsylvania-born Folk Singer, Songwriter, Children's Author) Pennsylvania Children's Authors Folk Musicians Primary Children's Authors
1915 Américo Paredes (Texas-born Folklorist, Scholar, Educator) Américo Paredes Folktale Educators of Note Latin-American Authors
1926 Alison Lurie (Chicago-born Novelist Awarded the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction; Children's Author) Chicago Children's Authors Primary Children's Authors 1985 Pulitzer Prize Wired for Books
1929 Aliki Brandenberg (New Jersey-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Aliki Brandenberg American Artists
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1653 Roger North (English Lawyer, Historian, Biographer English Authors
1900 Sally Benson (Missouri-born Playwright, Short-Story Writer, Essayist Missouri Authors Plays Writer's Almanac
1907 Loren Eiseley (Nebraska-born Scientist, Author) Nebraska Authors Science
1938 Caryl Lesley Churchill (English Playwright) English Authors Plays
1940 Eduardo Galeano (Uruguayan Journalist, Political Activist) Eduardo Galeano Journalism
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1962 e.e. cummings (Massachusetts-born Author) e.e. cummings American Authors
1783 Treaty of Paris Signing Ends the American Revolution American Revolution Treaty of Paris Writer's Almanac Library of Congress History Channel
1902 Sarah Orne Jewett Severely Injured in Carriage Accident on 53rd Birthday Sarah Orne Jewett American Authors History Channel
1921 Ernest Hemingway Marries His First Wife, Elizabeth Hadley Richardson, in Horton Bay, Michigan Horton Bay, Michigan Ernest Hemingway American Authors American Collection State of Michigan
1931 The Fox Theater Opens in Spokane, Washington Washington Film State of Washington
1937 Orson Welles Produces, Directs and Stars in Les Miserables Radio Play Orson Welles Radio Plays History Channel
1966 Final Episode of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Airs Television History Channel

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