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Children's Authors & Illustrators
1832 Louisa May Alcott (Pennsylvania-born Author of Little Women) Louisa May Alcott Young-adult Authors
1898 C.S. Lewis (Irish Author of Chronicles of Narnia C.S. Lewis Young-adult Authors
1918 Madeleine L'Engle (New York City-born Children's Author: 1963 Newbery Medal Winner for A Wrinkle in Time) Madeleine L'Engle Young-adult Authors 1963 Newbery Medal Winner for A Wrinkle in Time
1951 David M. Schwartz (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Young-adult Authors
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1839 Ludwig Anzengruber (Austrian Playwright) Austrian Authors Plays
1902 Carlo Levi (Italian Author) Carlo Levi
1943 Sue Miller (Chicago-born Author) Sue Miller
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1991 Frank Yerby (Georgia-born African-American Writer of Popular Fiction) Georgia Authors & Illustrators American Authors African-American Authors
2000 Marvel (Jackson) Cooke (Minnesota-born African-American Journalist) Minnesota Authors Journalism African-American Authors
1814 The Times of London First Newspaper to be Steam Printed Journalism History of Technology Historic Firsts
1848 Over 1,000 Attend a Performance of As You Like It as the Inaugural Event of Milwaukee, Wisconsin's New Opera House Milwaukee, Wisconsin As You Like It Plays Historic Firsts Wisaconsin Historical Society
1981 Natalie Wood Drowns in Boating Accident Off California's Catalina Island San Francisco Performing Artists Actors Film Death Internet Movie Database

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