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1902 Henry Steele Commager (Pennsylvania-born Historian, Writer and Educator) Pennsylvania Political and Social Leaders American Authors Educators of Note
Children's Authors & Illustrators
1875 Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (New York-born Children's Author Awarded the 1947 Newbery Medal for Miss Hickory) Carolyn Sherwin Bailey Young-adult Authors 1947 Newbery Medal for Miss Hickory
1929 Paula Winter (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) New York City Authors Primary Authors American Artists
1939 Fred Marcellino (New York City-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Fred Marcellino Primary Authors American Artists
1942 Stephanie S. Tolan (Ohio-born Children's Author) Ohio Authors Young-adult Authors
1946 Julia Noonan (Connecticut-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Connecticut Authors Primary Authors American Artists
1914 John Berryman (Oklahoma-born Writer Awarded the 1965 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry) John Berryman Poetry 1965 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
1930 Harold Brodkey (Illinois-born Author) Harold Brodkey
1941 Anne Tyler (Minnesota-born Novelist Awarded the 1989 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Anne Tyler 1989 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
1975 Zadie Smith (English Novelist) Zadie Smith
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1938 Alfonsina Storni (Argentinian Poet) Alfonsina Storni Poetry
1902 Frank Norris (Chicago-born Author) Frank Norris American Authors
1991 Gene Roddenberry (Texas-born Author of Star Trek) Gene Roddenberry American Authors
1993 Vincent Price (Missouri-born Actor) Vincent Price Actors Film The History Channel
1748 Henry Fielding Becomes Justice of the Peace Henry Fielding Authors The History Channel
1854 247 of 637 British Soldiers Die in Charge of the Light Brigade British History War Alfred Lord Tennyson New York Times
1930 William Faulkner Publishes "Red Leaves," in the Saturday Evening Post William Faulkner American Authors Journalism American Collection
1939 William Saroyan's The Time of Your Life Opens in New York Stage & Theater Internet Broadway Database
1960 Trademark Registered for Lerner and Loewe's Camelot Musical Theater Patents & Trademarks USPTO
1962 John Steinbeck Selected as Nobel Laureate for Literature John Steinbeck 1962 Nobel Prize for Literature American Collection
1995 Victor/Victoria Opens Musical Theater Internet Broadway Database

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