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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1909 Wilma Pitchford Hays (Nebraska-born Children's Author) Nebraska Authors & Illustrators Primary Authors
Samuel Epstein (Massachusetts-born Children's Science Author) Massachusetts Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Non-fiction Science
1921 Hilda Simon (California-born Children's Science Author, Illustrator) California Authors & Illustrators American Artists Insects Birds Butterflies
1950 Linda Granfield (Massachusetts-born Children's Non-fiction Author) Massachusetts Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Non-fiction
1958 Jamie Lee Curtis (Los Angeles-born Actress, Children's Author) Jamie Lee Curtis Primary Authors Actors Film
1819 George Eliot (English Author) George Eliot
1869 André Gide (French Author: 1947 Nobel Laureate for Literature) French Authors 1947 Nobel Laureate for Literature Writer's Almanac
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1916 Jack London (San Francisco-born Author) Jack London American Authors
1963 Aldous Huxley (English Author) Aldous Huxley British Authors
C.S. Lewis (Irish Author) C.S. Lewis Irish Authors
1980 Mae West (New York City-born Actress) New York City Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database History Channel
1880 Lillian Russell Makes Her Debut at Tony Pastor's Theatre in New York City Lillian Russell Stage & Theater Musical Theater Library of Congress
1884 The Ft. Myers News-Press Is Founded Florida Journalism Fort Myers News Press Florida Historical Society
1929 Jack Kerouac's Prep School Football Achievements Are Featured in the Lowell Sun Newspaper Jack Kerouac American Authors Football American Collection
1961 Elvis Presley's Blue Hawaii Premieres Elvis Presley Film Internet Movie Database
1965 Man Of La Mancha Premieres at the Anta Washington Square Theatre in New York New York City American Musicals Internet Broadway Database
2002 The Eric Carle Museum Opens in Amherst, Massachusetts Massachusetts Eric Carle Primary Children's Authors American Artists Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

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