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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1906 Natalie Savage Carlson (Virginia-born Children's Author) Natalie Savage Carlson Primary Children's Authors
1918 Molly Cone (Washington-born Children's Author) Washington Authors Primary Children's Authors
1948 Marilyn Singer (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors Primary Children's Authors Young Adult Authors
1959 John Himmelman (Maine-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Maine Authors Artists
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1800 George Bancroft (Massachusetts-born Historian) Massachsuetts Authors U.S. History
1856 T. Thomas Fortune (Florida-born African-American Journalist) T. Thomas Fortune Journalism Famous African Americans
1873 Emily Post (Maryland-born Etiquette Expert) Emily Post
1897 Louis Aragon (French Poet) Louis Aragon Poetry
1900 Thomas Clayton Wolfe (North Carolina-born Novelist) Thomas Clayton Wolfe
1916 James Herriot (English Novelist) James Herriot Animals
1925 Gore Vidal (New York-born Novelist) Gore Vidal
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1895 Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage Is Published Stephen Crane American Civil War Adult Fiction History Channel
1908 Edith Wharton's The Hermit and the Wild Woman is Published by Scribner's, New York Edith Wharton American Authors American Collection
1935 F. Scott Fitzgerald's Script "Let's Go out and Play" Is Broadcast on WABC-Radio F. Scott Fitzgerald Plays Radio American Collection
1941 The Maltese Falcon Opens in Movie Theaters Humphrey Bogart Film History Channel
1954 Father Knows Best Debuts on CBS Family Television Internet Movie Database
1955 Mickey Mouse Club Debuts on ABC Family Television Walt Disney New York Times
Captain Kangaroo Debuts Family Television New York Times
1960 The Andy Griffith Show Debuts Family Television Internet Movie Database
1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show Debuts on CBS Family Television Internet Movie Database
1962 Stop the World, I Want to Get Off! Opens on Broadway New York City Muscial Theater Internet Broadway Database

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