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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1903 Phyllis Whitney (American Children's Author) Phyllis Whitney
1906 Aileen Fisher (Michigan-born Poet, Children's Author) Aileen Fisher Primary Children's Authors Children's Poetry
1922 Mildred Pitts Walter (Louisiana-born African-American Children's Author) Mildred Pitts Walter African Americans Authors & Illustrators
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1844 Maurice Thompson (Indiana-born Author of "Alice of Old Vincennes") Maurice Thompson Ball State University
1885 Elinor Wylie (New Jersey-born Poet) New Jersey Authors & Illustrators Poet Writer's Almanac
1900 James Hilton (English Author) James Hilton Film
1908 Cesare Pavese (Italian Poet) Italian Authors & Illustrators Poet Writer's Almanac
1911 Paul Goodman (New York City-born Poet) New York City Authors & Illustrators Poet Writer's Almanac
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1986 "Yankee Doodle Dandy" Broadcast as First Colorized Version of a Black & White Film Television Film Historic First University of Georgia

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