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NOVEMBER 8

Primary Authors and Illustrators Born on This Date Young-adult  Authors and Illustrators Born on This Date Icon
1898 Katharine M. Briggs (English Children's Author) English Authors & Illustrators
1925 Gloria Rand (San Francisco-born Children's Author) San Francisco Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors
1932 Benjamin Bova (Pennsylvania-born Children's Science Author) Pennsylvania Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors Science
1847 Abraham "Bram" Stoker (Irish Author of Dracula) Bram Stoker
1900 Margaret Mitchell (Georgia-born Author of Gone with the Wind) Margaret Mitchell
1916 Peter Weiss (German Playwright) Peter Weiss Plays
1948 Rachel Hadas (New York City-born Poet) New York City Authors & Illustrators Poetry Writer's Almanac
1954 Kazuo Ishiguro (Japanese Author) Japanese Authors & Illustrators Writer's Almanac
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1674 John Milton (English Poet: Paradise Lost) John Milton Poetry
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1900 Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie Is Published Theodore Dreiser <I>Sister Carrie</I> Random House
1929 Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton Is Published Edith Wharton American Authors American Collection
1939 Life with Father Premiers on Broadway Stage & Theater Internet Broadway Database
1956 Ten Commandments Registered in U.S. Patents & Trademarks Film USPTO
1965 Days of Our Lives Debuts on NBC-TV Television Internet Movie Database

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