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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1788 Sarah Josepha Hale (New Hampshire-born Poet, Magazine Publisher, Children's Author) Sarah Josepha Hale Poetry Journalism
1907 Bruno Munari (Italian Children's Author, Illustrator) Bruno Munari Italian Artists & Designers
1927 Barbara Robinson (Ohio-born Children's Author) Barbara Robinson Young-adult Readers
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1904 Moss Hart (New York City-born Playwright) Moss Hart Plays
1923 Denise Levertov (English Poet) Denise Levertov Poetry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1981 Ariel Durant (Russian-born American Historian) Ariel Durant Authors & Historians
1993 Vincent Price (Missouri-born Actor) Vincent Price Actors Film
1845 Edgar Allan Poe Becomes Sole Owner of The Broadway Journal Edgar Allan Poe American Authors Journalism American Collection
1870 Alaska Times Begins Publication As Seattle's Second Newspaper Washington Journalism HistoryLink
1878 In Delaware, Theodore Townsend Begins Publication of the Milford Chronicle Milford, Delaware Journalism Historic Firsts State of Delaware
1903 Sanctuary by Edith Wharton is Published Edith Wharton American Authors American Collection
1915 Fighting France from Dunkerque to Belfort by Edith Wharton is Published Edith Wharton American Authors American Collection
1935 Langston Hughes' Mulatto Opens on Broadway Langston Hughes Plays African-American History Internet Broadway Database
1958 Raymond Chandler Starts His Last Novel, The Poodle Springs Story Raymond Chandler American Authors History Channel
1975 A Chorus Line Opens on Broadway New York City <I>A Chorus Line</I> Musical Theater History Channel

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