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1966 Soledad O'Brien (New York-born Hispanic/African-American Broadcast Journalist) New York Journalism Famous African Americans Hispanic Heritage African American Registry
Children's Authors & Illustrators
1867 Arthur Rackham (English Illustrator of Children's Books) Arthur Rackham Young-Adult Authors Artists
1894 Rachel Field (New York City-born Children's Author, Poet, Playwright, Illustrator: 1930 Newbery Medal Winner) Rachel Field Poetry Plays American Artists 1930 Newbery Medal for Hitty, Her First Hundred Years
1911 William Golding (English Author of Lord of the Flies: 1983 Nobel Prize for Literature) William Golding Young-Adult Authors 1983 Nobel Prize for Literature
1941 James Haskins (Alabama-born African-American Children's Author) James Haskins Young-Adult Authors Civil Rights African-American Authors
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1904 Bergen Evans (English Lexicographer and Educator) English Authors Dictionaries Education
1932 Mike Royko (Chicago-born Journalist, Columnist) Chicago Journalism
1947 Thomas Cook (Alabama-born Novelist and True-Crime Author) Thomas Cook
1966 Soledad O'Brien (New York-born Hispanic/African-American Broadcast Journalist) New York Journalism Famous African Americans Hispanic Heritage African American Registry
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1796 Philadelphia's American Daily Advertiser Publishes George Washington's Farewell Address George Washington Journalism University of Virginia
1819 John Keats Writes "To Autumn" John Keats Poetry Library of Congress
1952 John Steinbeck's East of Eden is Published in New York by Viking John Steinbeck American Authors American Collection
1955 Our Town Performed on Television by Eva Maria Saint, Frank Sinatra, Paul Newman Thornton Wilder Television Internet Movie Database
1970 The "Mary Tyler Moore Show" Debuts on CBS Minneapolis, Minnesota CBS Television Minnesota Historical Society
1995 New York Times & Washington Post Print Unabomber Manifesto Theodore Kaczynski Journalism Terrorism Writer's Almanac

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