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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1836 Thomas Bailey Aldrich (New Hampshire-born Poet, Children's Author) New Hampshire Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors Poetry
1907 Shirley Graham DuBois (Indiana-born African-American Composer, Artist, Children's Author) Indiana Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors American Artists American Composers African-American Authors & Illustrators African American Registry
1918 Seymour Reit (New York City-born Artist, Children's Author) New York City Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors American Artists
1936 Peg Kehret (Wisconsin-born Children's Author) Peg Kehret Young-adult Authors
1942 Diane Wolkstein (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors & Illustrators
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1821 Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Russian Author) Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1863 Hudson Stuck (English Episcopal Priest; Author of Several Books on Alaska) English Authors & Illustrators Alaska Religion
1897 Gordon Allport (Indiana-born Psychologist) Indiana Authors & Illustrators Psychology
1922 Kurt Vonnegut (Indiana-born Author) Kurt Vonnegut
1928 Carlos Fuentes (Mexican Author) Carlos Fuentes
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1855 Soeren Aabye Kierkegaard (Danish Philosopher) Danish Political and Social Leaders Philosophy Concordia
1852 Saturday Evening Posts Publishes Louisa May Alcott's First Story Louisa May Alcott American Authors History Channel
1890 Pathfinder's Women's Literary Club Is Organized in Austin, Texas Texas Women Literature Texas State Historical Association
1940 American Academy of Arts and Letters Awards Howells Medal for Fiction to Ellen Glasgow Virginia Authors & Illustrators American Authors American Academy of Arts and Sciences American Collection
1942 Road to Morocco w/Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour Opens at Theaters Bing Crosby Bob Hope Film Internet Movie Database History Channel

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