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NOVEMBER 25

Children's Authors & Illustrators
1807 Joseph Ray (West Virginia-born Author of Math Textbooks) West Virginia Authors Young-adult Authors Mathematics West Virginia State Archive
1892 James Stevens (Iowa-born Children's Author of Paul Bunyan) Iowa Authors Young-adult Authors Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission
1909 P.D. Eastman (Massachusetts-born Children's Author) P.D. Eastman Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1928 Shirley Climo (Ohio-born Children's Author) Ohio Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors
1931 Bruce Clements (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors
1946 Marc Brown (Pennsylvania-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Marc Brown Primary Children's Authors American Artists
1952 Crescent Dragonwagon (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors Primary Children's Authors Official Website
1953 Stephen Krensky (Massachusetts-born Children's Author) Massachusetts Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Young-adult Authors Official Website
Authors, Poets, Playwrights and Journalists
1562 Lope de Vega (Spanish Dramatist) Spanish Authors
1817 John Bigelow (New York-born Diplomat, Author, Journalist, Editor of Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography) New York Authors Journalism
1878 Georg Kaiser (German Dramatist) German Authors Plays
1895 Helen Hooven Santmyer (Ohio-born Author) Ohio Authors Writers Almanac
1912 John Sengstacke (Georgia-born Editor, Publisher of the Chicago Defender and Other African-American Newspapers) John Sengstacke Chicago Authors Journalism African-American Authors
1913 Lewis Thomas (New York-born Physician, Essayist) New York Authors Science Writers Almanac
1951 Charlaine Harris (Mississippi-born Novelist) Mississippi Authors
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1626 Edward Alleyn (English Actor) English Performing Artists Actors
1968 Upton Sinclair (Maryland-born Author) Upton Sinclair American Authors
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1882 Gilbert & Sullivan's Comic Operetta "Iolanthe" Opens at the Savoy Theater in London London Stage & Theater Historic Firsts American Public Media
1952 Agatha Christie's Play The Mousetrap Opens in London Agatha Christie Plays History Channel

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