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1848 Edward A. Bromley (Connecticut-born Photographer; the First Regular Newspaper Staff Photographer in the U.S.) Connecticut Artists & Photographers Minnesota Artists & Photographers Photography Journalism Minnesota Historical Society
Children's Authors & Illustrators
1862 L. Leslie Brooke (English Children's Author, Illustrator) English Authors and Illustrators Artists
1898 Harry Behn (Arizona-born Children's Author) Arizona Authors Young-adult Authors Library of Congress
1902 Harold Coy (California-born Children's Author) California Authors Young-adult Non-fiction
1912 Ian Serraillier (English Children's Author) English Authors Young-adult Authors
1913 Wilson Rawls (Oklahoma-born Children's Author) Wilson Rawls Young-adult Authors
1925 Jan Carew (Guyanan Children's Author) Guyanan Authors Young-adult Authors Chicken Bones
1932 Jane Curry (Ohio-born Children's Author) Ohio Authors Young-adult Authors
1936 Jane Cutler (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors Young-adult Authors
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1717 Horace Walpole (English Writer) English Authors Historic UK
1825 Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (Maryland-born African-American Poet) Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Poetry African American Authors
1854 Hans P. N. Gammel (Danish-American Legal Historian) Danish Authors Texas Authors Law & Legal History U.S. History Texas State Historical Association
1890 A. P. Herbert (English Novelist, Playwright, Poet, Politician) English Writers Plays Poetry
1896 F(rancis) Scott (Key) Fitzgerald (Minnesota-born Novelist) F. Scott Fitzgerald
1901 John Faulkner (Mississippi-born Fiction Writer, Brother of William Faulkner) Mississippi Authors Mississippi Writers page
1945 Eavan Boland (Irish Poet) Eavan Boland Poetry
Lou Dobbs (Texas-born Broadcast Journalist) Texas Authors Journalism Television CNN Biography.com
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1847 Merriam Brothers Publish First Edition of American Dictionary of the English Language Dictionaries Historic Firsts Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanitities
1878 African-American Inventor, W.R. Davis, Receives a Patent for a Library Table Library and Media Resources Patents & Trademarks Inventors & Inventions African-American Scientists and Inventors African American Registry
1920 "In Morocco" by Edith Wharton Is Published by Scribner's, New York Edith Wharton American Authors American Collection
1961 The Final Episode of I Love Lucy Airs Television History Channel
1968 60 Minutes Debuts on CBS Television CBS Internet Movie Database 60 Minutes
1969 "A Sweet Devouring" by Eudora Welty Is Published by Albondocani Press, New York Eudora Welty American Authors Mississippi Writers Page
1996 Stephen King Releases Two Books: Desperation under His Name and The Regulators under His Richard Bachman Pseudonym Stephen King American Authors History Channel

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