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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1885 Louis Untermeyer (New York City-born Anthologist, Editor, Poet, Children's Author) New York City Authors Young-adult Authors Poetry University of Delaware Spartacus
1930 Ann Morris (American Children's Author) Primary Children's Authors Official Web Site Author Illustrator Source
1935 Julie Andrews (English Actress, Singer, Children's Author) Julie Andrews Actors The Sound of Music Primary Children's Authors
1956 Deborah Hautzig (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors Primary Children's Authors Official Web Site
Paul Yee (Canadian Children's Author) Paul Yee Young-adult Authors
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1799 John Brown Russwurm (Jamaican-born African-American Journalist, Abolitionist) John Brown Russwurm Journalism Abolition Famous African Americans
1893 Faith Baldwin (New York-born Author) Faith Baldwin
1914 Daniel J. Boorstin (Georgia-born Historian, Author Awarded 1974 Pulitzer Prize for History) Georgia Authors World History 1974 Pulitzer Prize for History Writer's Almanac University of Georgia
1920 David Herbert Donald (Mississippi-born Civil War Historian, Author) Mississippi Authors American Civil War Mississippi Writers Project
1946 Tim O'Brien (Minnesota-born Author) Tim O'Brien
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1985 E.B. White E.B. White Charlotte's Web Children's Literature
1825 In Indiana, the First Issue of the New Harmony "Gazette" Comes Off the Press with a Woman As Editor New Harmony, Indiana Journalism American Women Authors Indiana Historical Society
1856 The First Installment of Madame Bovary Published Gustav Flaubert Adult Fiction History Channel
1923 Dashiell Hammett Publishes His First Hard-Boiled Detective Story, "Arson Plus," in Black Mask Magazine Dashiell Hammett American Authors Journalism Historic Firsts American Collection
1952 This Is Your Life Debuts on NBC Television Internet Movie Database
1955 The Honeymooners Debuts on CBS Television Internet Movie Database History Channel
1959 The First Episode of Twilight Zone Registered with U.S. Patent Office Television Patents & Trademarks Internet Movie Database USPTO
1987 Doctors in Syracuse, New York, Remove Two-Thirds of Raymond Carver's Cancerous Left Lung Raymond Carver American Authors Cancer American Collection

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