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NOVEMBER 23

1926 Colin Macmillan Turnbull (English Anthropologist) English Scientists & Mathematicians Anthropology Authors Writer's Almanac
Children's Authors & Illustrators
1913 Dorothy Sterling (New York-born Children's Author of African-American History) Dorothy Sterling Young-adult Authors African-American History African American Registry
1915 Marc Simont (French Children's Author, Illustrator) French Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Artists
1923 Gloria Whelan (Detroit-born Children's Author) Detroit Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Young-adult Authors
1936 Lois Johnson (Minnesota-born Children's Author) Minnesota Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Religion
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1884 Guy Reginald Bolton (English Playwright, Screenwriter) Guy Reginald Bolton American Musicals Plays
1912 Shaun Herron (Irish Novelist) Irish Authors Writer's Almanac
1920 Paul Celan (Romanian Poet) Paul Celan Poetry Holocaust
1926 Christopher Logue (English Poet) Christopher Logue Poetry
1927 Guy Davenport (South Carolina-born Writer and Critic) South Carolina Authors & Illustrators Writer's Almanac
1936 Robert Barnard (English Mystery Writer, Critic, Lecturer) English Authors Writer's Almanac
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1945 William Thomas Anderson (Georgia-born Journalist, Civil Rights Advocate) Georgia Writers and Illustrators Journalism Civil Rights/Human Rights University of Georgia
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1874 Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd Is Published Thomas Hardy Authors History Channel
1936 First Issue of Life Magazine Hits the Newsstands Journalism Life Historic Firsts The New York Times
1937 John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men Opens in New York for 207 Performances John Steinbeck Plays Internet Broadway Database American Collection
1940 William Faulkner Publishes Tomorrow William Faulkner American Authors American Collection
1959 Fiorello! Premieres at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway New York City American Musicals Plays Internet Broadway Database
1976 Tennessee Williams' The Eccentricities of a Nightingale Opens on Broadway Tennessee Williams Plays Internet Broadway Database American Collection
1993 Angels in America: Perestroika Premieres at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway New York City American Musicals Plays Internet Broadway Database

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