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1909 Elia Kazan (Turkish-born Greek-American Director and Author) Elia Kazan Greek Performing Artists Filmmakers Authors
Children's Authors & Illustrators
1889 Elmer Hader (California-born Children's Author, Illustrator) California Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1904 C. B. Colby (New Hampshire-born Children's Author) New Hampshire Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors
1917 Jacob Lawrence (New Jersey-born African-American Illustrator) Jacob Lawrence American Artists African American Artists
1941 Alexandra Day (Ohio-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Ohio Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1873 Carl Becker (Iowa-born Historian) Iowa Authors & Illustrators
1885 Elinor Wylie (New Jersey-born Poet and Novelist) New Jersey Authors & Illustrators
1887 Edith Sitwell (English Poet) Edith Sitwell Poetry
1900 Taylor Caldwell (English-born American Novelist) Taylor Caldwell
1915 Isabella Gardner (Massachusetts-born Poet) Isabella Gardner Poetry
1919 Louise Bennett (Jamaican-born African-American Poet) Jamaican Authors Poetry African American Registry
1932 Malcolm Bradbury (English Teacher and Novelist of Amsterdam) Malcolm Bradbury Educators of Note
1946 Joseph Klein (New York City-born Novelist and Journalist) Joesph Klein Journalism Bill Clinton Politics
1962 Jennifer Egan (Chicago-born Novelist and Short-Story Writer) Jennifer Egan
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1881 Sidney Lanier (Georgia-born Poet) Georgia Authors & Illustrators Poetry University of Georgia
1892 John Greenleaf Whittier (Massachusetts-born Poet) John Greenleaf Whittier Poetry
1911 French Poet Guillaume Apollinaire Suspect in Theft of the Mona Lisa The Louvre Mona Lisa Crime The History Channel

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