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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1893 Lois Lenski (Ohio-born Children's Author, Illustrator Awarded the 1946 Newbery Medal) Lois Lenski Young-adult Authors American Artists 1946 Newbery Medal
1926 Miriam Cohen (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors
1927 Don Madden (Ohio-born Children's Author) Ohio Authors & Illustrators American Artists
1944 Tessa Paul (Zimbabwean Children's Author, Illustrator) Zimbabwe Artists
1958 Elisa Kleven (Los Angeles-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Los Angeles Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1867 Masaoka Shiki (Japanese Author, Poet) Masaoka Shiki Haiku Poetry
1888 Katherine Mansfield (New Zealand Author) Katherine Mansfield
1894 e.e. cummings (Massachusetts-born Poet) e.e. cummings Poetry
1905 Eugene Fodor (Hungarian-American Travel Author) Eugene Fodor Travel
1906 Hannah Arendt (German Author) Hannah Arendt Judaism World War II
1942 Péter Nádas (Hungarian Author) Péter Nádas
1949 Katha Pollitt (New York City-born Poet) Katha Pollitt Poetry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1891 Sarah Winnemucca (Nevada-born Author; First Native American Woman Copyright and Publish in the English Language) Nevada Authors & Illustrators American Authors Paiute Indians Library of  Congress
1991 Harold Robbins (New York City-born Author) Harold Robbins American Authors
1735 John Wesley Makes First Entry into His Journal That Will Continue Until Oct 24, 1790 Writing University of Georgia
1822 Victor Hugo Marries Adele Foucher Victor Hugo Authors History Channel
1905 The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton Is Published Edith Wharton American Authors American Collection
1927 Ernest Hemingway's Men Without Women Is Published Ernest Hemingway American Authors American Collection
1938 The Fifth Column and First Forty-Nine Stories by Ernest Hemingway Are Published Ernest Hemingway American Authors American Collection
1955 Norman Mailer's The Deer Park Is Published Norman Mailer American Authors American Collection
William Faulkner's Big Woods Is Published William Faulkner American Authors American Collection
1964 Eudora Welty The Shoe Bird Is Published Eudora Welty American Authors American Collection

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