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NOVEMBER 7

Children's Authors & Illustrators
1897 Armstrong Sperry (Connecticut-born Children's Author: 1941 Newbery Medal for Call It Courage) Armstrong Sperry Young-adult Authors American Artists 1941 Newbery Medal for Call It Courage
1943 Jacob Goldberg (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Non-fiction
1944 Jan Adkins (Ohio-born Children's Author) Ohio Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Non-fiction
1959 Sneed B. Collard, III (Arizona-born Children's Science Author) Arizona Authors & Illustrators Science
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1897 Herman Mankiewicz (New York City-born Journalist, Playwright, Screenwriter) New York City Authors Journalism Plays Filmmakers Writer's Almanac
1901 Cecília Beneviles Meireles (Brazilian Author, Poet) Cecília Beneviles Meirele Journalism Poetry
1913 Albert Camus (French Playwright: 1957 Nobel Laureate for Literature) Albert Camus Plays 1957 Nobel Laureate for Literature
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1914 New Republic Magazine Is First Printed Journalism The New Republic Spartacus
1924 St. Louis Jr High School Newspaper Prints 13-year-old Tennessee William's First Published Story, "Isolated" Tennessee Williams American Authors Education Journalism American Collection
1837 Pro-Abolition Journalist Elijah Parish Lovejoy Killed in Alton, Illinois by Pro-slavery Mob Illinois Elijah Parish Lovejoy Journalism Abolition Library of Congress
1941 A Curtain of Green by Eudora Welty is Published Eudora Welty American Authors American Collection
1955 Guys and Dolls Registered with Patent Office Musical Theater Patents & Trademarks USPTO
1956 Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill Opens on Broadway Eugene O'Neill Plays Internet Broadway Database
1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Premieres Film Internet Movie Database
1986 Random House Publishes Raymond Carver's Poetry Collection Ultramarine Raymond Carver American Authors Random House American Collection
1914 New Republic Magazine Is First Printed Journalism The New Republic Spartacus
1924 St. Louis Jr High School Newspaper Prints 13-year-old Tennessee William's First Published Story, "Isolated" Tennessee Williams American Authors Education Journalism American Collection
1941 A Curtain of Green by Eudora Welty is Published Eudora Welty American Authors American Collection
1955 Guys and Dolls Registered with Patent Office Musical Theater Patents & Trademarks USPTO
1956 Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill Opens on Broadway Eugene O'Neill Plays Internet Broadway Database
1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Premieres Film Internet Movie Database
1986 Random House Publishes Raymond Carver's Poetry Collection Ultramarine Raymond Carver American Authors Random House American Collection

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