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1908 Jaime Benítez (Puerto Rican Educator, Author, Member of the U.S. Congress) Jaime Benítez Educators of Note American Authors U.S. Congress Latin-American Political and Social Leaders
1948 David Davis (Texas-born Political Cartoonist) Texas Artists American Artists Journalism Politics Mississippi Writers' Project
Children's Authors & Illustrators
1909 Rose Wyler (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors Primary Children's Authors
1933 Valerie Worth Bahlke (Pennsylvania-born Poet, Children's Author) Pennsylvania Authors Primary Children's Authors Poetry Farrar, Strauss, Giroux
1955 Rhonda Gowler Greene (Illinois-born Children's Author) Rhonda Gowler Greene Primary Children's Authors
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1740 James Boswell (Scottish-born Biographer of Samuel Johnson) James Boswell
1745 William Hayley (English Poet, Biographer) English Authors Poetry
1882 Jean Giraudoux (French Playwright) Jean Giraudoux Plays
1906 Fredric Brown (Ohio-born Writer) Fredric Brown
1923 Desmond Bagley (English Novelist) Desmond Bagley
1925 Dominick Dunne (Connecticut-born Actor) Dominick Dunne Journalism
1958 David Remnick (New Jersey-born Journalist; Editor of The New Yorker Magazine) New Jersey Authors Journalism New Yorker Magazine Washington Post Writer's Almanac
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1911 Joseph Pulitzer (Hungarian-American Journalist, Publisher; Founder of the Pulitzer Prizes) Joseph Pulitzer Journalism Pulitzer Prizes
1682 William Penn Lands at What Is Now Chester, Pennsylvania William Penn Chester, Pennsylvania Colonial Pennsylvania New York Times
1955 Warner Brothers Register the Film, "A Rebel Without a Cause" Film Trademarks and Copyrights Warner Brothers Internet Movie Database USPTO
1956 The Huntley-Brinkley Report Premieres on NBC Television Journalism Historic Firsts New York Times
1967 The Musical ''Hair'' Opens off-Broadway New York City American Musicals Plays New York Times
1980 The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty Is Published by Harcourt, Brace, and Jovanovich, New York Eudora Welty American Authors Mississippi Writers' Project

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