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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1869 Felix Salten (Hungarian Children's Author of Bambi) Felix Salten Bambi
1917 Frank Modell (Pennsylvania-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Pennsylvania Artists & Illustrators Children's Literature American Artists
1927 Margery Facklam (New York-born Children's Science Author) Margery Facklam Animals Insects Science
1941 Susan Kuklin (Pennsylvania-born Photographer, Children's Author) Pennsylvania Artists & Illustrators Non-fiction Children's Literature Photography
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1900 Julian Green (French Author) Julian Green
1900 Lauri Viljanen (Finnish Author) Lauri Viljanen
1928 Robert Pirsig (Minnesota-born Author: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance) Robert Pirsig
1965 Christopher Nolan (Irish Poet) Christopher Nolan Poetry Special Education
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1847 Henry David Thoreau Leaves Walden Pond after Two Years Henry David Thoreau American Authors Philosophy History Channel
1967 Bob Hope Hosts the Final Episode of the Chrysler Theater Bob Hope Television History Channel

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