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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1897 Marjorie Flack (New York-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New York Authors & Illustrators Primary Authors & Illustrators American Artists
1933 Phyllis J. Perry (California-born Children's Science Author) Phyllis J. Perry Primary Authors & Illustrators Science Insects
1950 Bruce Brooks (Washington, D.C.-born Children's Author) Washington, D.C. Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors & Illustrators
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1805 John Bartlett (Rhode Island-born Antiquarian and Bibliographer) Rhode Island. Authors & Illustrators Reference Resources
1817 Pierre Larousse (French Encyclopaedist) French Authors Encyclopedia
1715 Peter II, Emperor of Russia (1727-30) Russian Political and Social Leaders
1899 Emily Kimbrough (Indiana-born Author) Emily Kimbrough
1906 Jonathan Wyatt Latimer (Chicago-born Author) Jonathan Wyatt Latimer
1910 Emily Van Sickle (Mississippi-born Author) Mississippi Authors World War II
1929 Jere Hoar (Tennessee-born Author) Tennessee Authors Mississippi Writers Page
1942 Michael Crichton (Chicago-born Author) Michael Crichton
1944 Alice Rose George (Mississippi-born Photography Editor) Mississippi Authors Photography
1949 Nick Tosches (New Jersey-born Author) Nick Tosches
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
42 B.C. Marcus Brutus (Roman Statesman, Conspirator Who Assassinated Julius Caesar; Suicide) Roman Empire Political and Social Leaders Shakespeare's <I>Julius Caesar</I> History Channel
1939 Zane Grey (Ohio-born Popular Author of the American West) Zane Grey American Authors Westward Expansion American Collection
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42 B.C. Marcus Brutus Commits Suicide Roman Empire Shakespeare's <I>Julius Caesar</I> History Channel
1905 Actress Ethel Barrymore Appears in the Play Sunday in St. Paul, Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota Plays Internet Movie Database Minnesota Historical Society
1920 Sinclair Lewis' Main Street Is First Published Sinclair Lewis Adult Fiction Writer's Almanac Minnesota Historical Society
1926 Twelve Poems by Edith Wharton is Published by the Medici Society, London Edith Wharton Poetry Medici Society American Collection
1935 The Green Hills of Africa by Ernest Hemingway Is Published by Scribner's Ernest Hemingway American Authors American Collection
1942 Eudora Welty's The Robber Bridegroom Is Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. Eudora Welty American Authors American Collection
1958 Boris Pasternak Selected for the Nobel Prize for Literature Boris Pasternak Adult Authors 1958 Nobel Prize for Literature
1972 Pippin Opens on Broadway Musical Theater Internet Broadway Database

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