Author in History (Part 13)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 1,611

  • 1941-12-25 Lex Hixon, religious teacher/author
  • 1942-02-26 Adriaan van Dis, author/TV-host (Nathan Sid, In Africa)
  • 1942-03-05 Michael D[iamond] Resnick, sci-fi author (Sideshow, Eros Ascending)
  • 1942-03-07 Paul Preuss, US, sci-fi author (Medusa Encounter, Starfire)
  • 1942-03-25 Jacqueline Lichtenberg, US, sci-fi author (Star Trek Lives!, Dreamspy)
  • 1942-03-26 Erica Jong, [Mann], American author (Fear of Flying), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-04-01 Samuel R[ay] Delany Jr, US, sci-fi author (Towers of Toron, Neveryona)
  • 1942-05-12 Barry B[rookes] Longyear, US, sci-fi author (City of Baraboo)
  • 1942-05-19 James Topping, author of CP/M
  • 1942-06-30 Robert Ballard, explorer/geologist/author/discoverer (Titanic in 1985)
  • 1942-08-02 Isabel Allende, Chilean author
  • 1942-09-01 C[arolyn] J[anice] Cherryh, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Faded Sun Trilogy)
  • 1942-09-08 Nancy Ann Dibble, Netherlands, sci-fi author (Summerfair)
  • 1942-09-15 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, US, sci-fi author (Hotel Transylvania)
  • 1942-10-19 Andrew Vachss, American author and attorney
  • 1942-11-01 Shere Hite, author/sex therapist
  • 1942-12-01 John Crowley, US, sci-fi author (Deep, Beasts, Novelty)
  • 1942-12-09 Joe McGinniss, Rye NY, author (Selling of President 1968)
  • 1942-12-30 Vladimir Bukovsky, Russian author and dissident
  • 1943-01-09 Robert Drewe, Australian author
  • 1943-02-13 Leo Frankowski, US, sci-fi author (High Tech Knight, Flying Warlord)
  • 1943-02-19 Homer Hickam, American author and retired NASA engineer
  • 1943-03-02 Peter Straub, American author
  • 1943-04-16 Ewald Vanvugt, author (Kiss of Delight, Seed of Love)
  • 1943-04-20 Ian Watson, British sci-fi author (Book of Being, Whores of Babylon)
  • 1943-05-07 Peter Carey, Australian author (True History of the Kelly Gang), born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
  • 1943-06-05 Matthew Lesko, American author
  • 1943-06-09 Joe Haldeman, US sci-fi author (The Forever War), born in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma
  • 1943-06-15 Xaviera Hollander, Dutch author
  • 1943-09-03 Mick Farren, UK, sci-fi author (Synaptic Manhunt, Citizen Phaid)
  • 1943-09-10 Neale Donald Walsch, American author
  • 1943-10-10 Frederick Barthelme, American author
  • 1943-10-21 Tariq Ali, Pakistani author and historian
  • 1943-11-29 Sue Miller, American author
  • 1944-01-06 Henry Kravis, author (The Money Machine)
  • 1944-01-08 Terry Brooks, US, sci-fi author (Sword of Shannara)
  • 1944-01-24 David Gerrold, [Jerrold David Friedman], author (World of Star Trek)
  • 1944-02-16 Richard Ford, US author (Sportswriter)
  • 1944-03-17 Pattie Boyd, English photographer and author (Mrs George Harrison/Mrs Eric Clapton)
  • 1944-04-05 Ann [Elizabeth] Maxwell, US, sci-fi author (Jaws of Menx)
  • 1944-05-13 Betsy Finley Ashton, broadcast journalist/author/lecturer
  • 1944-05-13 Armistead Maupin, American author
  • 1944-05-21 Janet Dailey, US, author
  • 1944-05-26 Sam Posey, American race car driver, TV commentator and author
  • 1944-06-14 Laurie Colwin, American author (d. 1992)
  • 1944-07-09 Glen [Charles] Cook, US, sci-fi author (Shadowline, Star's End)
  • 1944-10-02 Vernor [Steffen] Vinge, US, sci-fi author (Witling, True Names)
  • 1944-10-18 Katherine Kurtz, UK, sci-fi author (Deryni Rising, Saint Camber)
  • 1944-11-24 Claudia Dreifus, interviewer/author (7 Stories)
  • 1944-12-02 Botho Strauß, German author
  • 1944-12-17 Jack L[aurence] Chalker, US, sci-fi author (Saga of Well World)
  • 1945-01-06 Barry Holstein Lopez, US author (Of Wolves & Men)
  • 1945-01-13 [Eileen] Joy[ce] Chant [Rutter], UK, sci-fi author (High Kings)
  • 1945-03-15 Mark J Green, American lawyer/author (Closed Enterprise System), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-03-20 Jay Ingram, Canadian television host and author

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1945-06-11 Robert Munsch, Canadian children's author (The Paper Bag Princess, Love You Forever), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Children's Author Robert Munsch
Children's Author
Robert Munsch
  • 1945-06-13 Whitley Strieber, American author
  • 1945-07-09 Dean R[ay] Koontz, US, sci-fi author (Star Quest, Beastchild)
  • 1945-08-13 Howard Marks, British drug dealer and author (Mr Nice), born in Kenfig Hill, Wales (d. 2016)
  • 1945-08-14 Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer
  • 1945-09-24 David A[llen] Drake, US, sci-fi author (Cross the Stars, Rolling Hot)
  • 1945-10-26 Demetris Th. Gotsis, Greek poet and author
  • 1945-11-12 Michael Bishop, US, sci-fi author (Nebula, Stolen Faces)
  • 1945-11-12 Tracy Kidder, American journalist and author
  • 1945-11-20 Rachid Mimouni, author
  • 1945-12-12 Karl Edward Wagner, US, sci-fi author (Bloodstone, Night Winds)

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1945-12-15 Michael King, New Zealand historian and author (Penguin History of New Zealand), born in Wellington, New Zealand

Historian and Author Michael King
Historian and Author
Michael King
  • 1945-12-17 Jacqueline Wilson, English author
  • 1946-02-26 Phyllis Eisenstein, American sci-fi author (Sorcerer's Son, Born to Exile)
  • 1946-03-12 Peter Whalley, British television writer and author
  • 1946-03-22 Rudy/Rudolf [von Bittner] Rucker, US, sci-fi author (Wetware)
  • 1946-03-23 Alan Bleasdale, English author, playwright and scriptwriter (Are You Lonesome Tonight), born in Liverpool
  • 1946-05-12 L. Neil Smith, American science fiction author
  • 1946-05-25 Janet E[llen] Morris, US, sci-fi author (Golden Sword, Tempus)
  • 1946-06-08 Elizabeth A Lynn, US, sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk)
  • 1946-06-12 John Steinbeck IV, American journalist, author and son of John Steinbeck, born in New York City
  • 1946-06-18 Russell Ash, British author
  • 1946-06-21 Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author
  • 1946-07-13 Michael Shea, US, sci-fi author (Fat Face, Polyphemus), (d. 2014)
  • 1946-08-25 Charles Ghigna (Father Goose), American poet and Children's Author
  • 1946-09-09 Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author
  • 1946-09-15 Howard Waldrop, American science fiction author
  • 1946-11-18 Alan Dean Foster, US, sci-fi author (Midworld, Flinx in Flux)
  • 1946-12-19 Rosemary Conley, English businesswoman, author and broadcaster
  • 1947-01-08 Don Bendell, American author & karate master
  • 1947-01-10 George Alec Effinger, US, sci-fi author (Nick of Time)
  • 1947-01-16 Magdalen Nabb, British author (d. 2007)
  • 1947-02-03 Paul Auster, US author/poet/director (Mr Vertigo, Smoke)
  • 1947-03-06 Teru Miyamoto, Japanese author
  • 1947-03-10 Laurie Langenbach, Dutch author
  • 1947-03-17 James Morrow, American author

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1947-03-22 James Patterson, American author (Alex Cross, Witch and Wizard), born in Newburgh, New York

  • 1947-04-02 Camille Paglia, Endicott NY, author and social critic
  • 1947-04-12 Tom Clancy, Baltmore Maryland, American author
  • 1947-04-18 Kathy Acker, American author (d. 1997)
  • 1947-04-20 Andrew Tobias, American journalist and author
  • 1947-05-10 Caroline Cooney, American author
  • 1947-05-10 Thomas Tessier, American author
  • 1947-05-13 Stephen R Donaldson, US, sci-fi author (Lord Foul's Bane)
  • 1947-06-22 Octavia E[stelle] Butler, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed)

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