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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1906 Sterling North (Wisconsin-born Children's Author) Wisconsin Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors
1939 Gail E. Haley (North Carolina-born Children's Author, Illustrator Awarded the 1971 Caldecott Medal for A Story, A Story) Gail E. Haley Primary Children's Authors Art 1971 Caldecott Medal Winner: A Story, A Story
1958 Lisa Ann Marsoli (Rhode Island-born Children's Author) Rhode Island Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1909 Ciro Alegrķa (Peruvian Journalist) Ciro Alegrķa Journalism
1916 Walter Cronkite (Missouri-born Journalist) Walter Cronkite Journalism Television
1936 C.K. (Charles Kenneth) Williams (New Jersey-born Poet) C.K. Williams Poetry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1918 Wilfred Owens (English Poet Killed in action One Week Prior to the End of WWI) Wilfred Owens Poetry World War I
2008 Michael Crichton (Chicago-born Author) Michael Crichton American Authors
1918 Poet Wilfred Owens Is Killed in Action One Week Before the End of the War Wilfred Owens Poetry World War I Writer's Almanac
1939 William Faulkner Publishes "Hands upon the Waters" in the Saturday Evening Post William Faulkner American Authors Journalism American Collection
1948 T.S. Eliot Chosen as Nobel Laureate in Literature T.S. Eliot Literature 1948 Nobel Prize for Literature History Channel
1960 Clark Gable & Marilyn Monroe Finish The Misfits: Final Movie for Both Clark Gable Marilyn Monroe Film Turner Classic Movies

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