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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1908 Esphyr Slobodkina (Russian Children's Author, Illustrator) Russian Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Artists
1924 Charles Keeping (English Children's Author, Illustrator) English Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Artists
1929 Ann Grifalconi (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Ann Grifalconi Primary Children's Authors Artists
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1790 Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (Georgia-born Author) Georgia Authors University of Virginia
1895 Babette Deutsch (New York City-born Poet) Babette Deutsch Poetry Writer's Almanac
1931 Fay Weldon (English Novelist and Playwright) Fay Weldon Plays
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1598 Playwright Ben Jonson Is Indicted for Manslaughter Ben Jonson Plays Crime Law & Legal Resources History Channel
1902 William Faulkner's Family Moves to Oxford, MS, Just Prior to His 5th Birthday William Faulkner American Authors American Collection
1918 Will Rogers' First Movie, Laughing Bill Hyde, Opens at Theaters Will Rogers Film The Internet Move Database
1922 F. Scott Fitzgerald Publishes Tales of the Jazz Age Short Story Collection F. Scott Fitzgerald American Authors American Collection
1939 Jack Kerouac Begins Post-graduate Year at Horace Mann Prep School in New York Jack Kerouac American Authors American Collection
1954 Sabrina Opens, Starring Humphrey Bogart, William Holden, Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn Humphrey Bogart Sabrina Internet Movie Database
1964 ''Fiddler on the Roof'' Begins Run of 3,242 Broadway Performances New York City Plays Internet Broadway Database

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