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DECEMBER 27

Children's Authors & Illustrators
1904 Ingri Parin D'Aulaire (Norwegian-American Children's Author, Illustrator) Norwegian Authors Primary Children's Authors Artists University of Minnesota
1915 Ted Rand (Washington-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Washington Authors Primary Children's Authors Artists Satttle Post-Intelligencer
1934 Aidan Chambers (English Playwright, Children's Author) English Authors Primary Children's Authors Young Adult Authors Plays Official Website CLIP
1943 Diane Stanley (Texas-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Texas Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists Official Website Harper Children Houghton Mifflin Reading Online
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1874 Zona Gale (Wisconsin-born Novelist. Playwright) Wisconsin Authors & Illustrators American Authors Plays Wisconsin State Library Writer's Almanac
1896 Louis Bromfield (Ohio-born Author Awarded the 1926 Pulitzer Prize for Novel) Ohio Authors & Illustrators American Authors 1926 Pulitzer Prize Authors' Calendar Writer's Almanac Biography.com
1910 Charles Olson (Massachusetts-born Avant-Garde Poet) Massachusetts-born Authors Poetry Writer's Almanac
1930 Wilfrid Sheed (English Novelist, Essayist) English Authors Writer's Almanac
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1834 Charles Lamb (English Poet, Essayist) Charles Lamb Poetry
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1904 James Barrie's Play Peter Pan Opens at the Duke of York's Theater in London London, England James Barrie Plays History Channel
1907 Moore Theater Opens in Seattle, Washington Moore Theater Stage and Theater History Link
1927 The Musical Show Boat Opens on Broadway New York City American Musicals Plays Internet Broadway Database History Channel
1940 F. Scott Fitzgerald Is Buried in Rockville Union Cemetery in Rockville, Maryland Rockville, Maryland F. Scott Fitzgerald American Authors American Collection
1970 ''Hello, Dolly!'' Closes on Broadway After a 6-year Run of 2,844 Performances. New York City American Musicals Plays Internet Broadway Database New York Times
1991 Filmed Principally in Fayetteville, Georgia, the Film "Fried Green Tomatoes" Is Released to Theaters Nationwide Fayetteville, Georgia Film Internet Movie Database University of Georgia

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