Author in History (Part 6)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,611

  • 1901-02-23 Aartje W "Mien" van It Sant-van Bommel, author (Mieke-serial)
  • 1901-05-01 Antal Szerb, Hungarian author and historian (d. 1945)
  • 1901-05-11 Mari Sandoz, Nebraska, author (Cheyenne Autumn)
  • 1901-05-15 Xavier Herbert, Australian author (d. 1984)
  • 1901-06-13 Lode Zielens, Flemish author/journalist (Obscure Blood)
  • 1901-07-09 Barbara Cartland, romance author (Camfield #69)
  • 1901-08-30 John Gunther, author/host (John Gunther's High Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1901-11-11 F. Van Wyck Mason, American author (d. 1978)
  • 1902-01-05 Dorothea "Stella" Gibbons, English author (Cold Comfort Farm)
  • 1902-01-19 Heinrich Schmist-Barrien, German author (Moorkeerl)
  • 1902-02-22 Hanns Neupert, German piano builder/author (Das Klavichord)
  • 1902-02-25 Max Kommerell, German literary/author (Die Gefangenen)

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1902-02-27 John Steinbeck, American author (Grapes of Wrath-Nobel 1962), born in Salinas, California (d. 1968)

  • 1902-04-04 Louise L de Vilmorin, French poetess/author (Lutin Sauvage)
  • 1902-04-04 Stanley G. Weinbaum, American science-fiction author (d. 1935)
  • 1902-04-11 Quentin Reynolds, American newscaster (Its News to Me)/author (FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • 1902-04-28 Johan Borgen, Norwegian author (d. 1979)
  • 1902-05-04 Cola [Nicolas] Debrot, Bonaire governor (Neth Antilles)/author
  • 1902-05-10 Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37)
  • 1902-07-25 Eric Hoffer, longshoreman/author (True Believer)
  • 1902-08-10 Curt Siodmak, German-born author (d. 2000)
  • 1902-09-13 Hermine Heijermans, Dutch actress/author
  • 1902-10-12 Dirk A M Binnendijk, critic (Authoritarian Regimes in Transistion)
  • 1902-11-02 Gyula Illyes, Hungarian author/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes)
  • 1902-11-18 Jorgen Nielsen, Danish author (regional novels)
  • 1902-12-23 Norman Maclean, American author (d. 1990)
  • 1902-12-28 Mortimer J Adler, American author (Encyclopedia Brittanica), born in NYC, New York
  • 1903-02-21 Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French author (Un Enfant a Dit)
  • 1903-02-22 Morley Callaghan, Canada, author (Toronto Star, Native Argosy)
  • 1903-03-03 Rabbe A Enckell, Fins author/poet (Lutad about Brunnen)
  • 1903-04-20 Dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade)
  • 1903-05-05 James Beard, US, culinary expert/author (Delights & Prejudices)
  • 1903-05-21 Manly Wade Wellman, Angola, sci-fi author (After Dark, Devil's Planet)
  • 1903-07-10 John Wyndham P L B Harris, US, sci-fi author (Day of the Triffids)
  • 1903-07-14 Irving Stone, US, author (Love is Eternal, Lust for Life)
  • 1903-10-28 Evelyn A Waugh, author (Brideshead Revisited, Scoop), born in London, England
  • 1903-11-01 Jean Tardieu, French dramatist, born in St Germain de Joux (d. 1995)
  • 1903-11-07 Lodewijk AM "Lou" Lichtveld, [Albert Helman], Suriname author
  • 1903-12-08 Kathleen (Kitty) Rosalind Muggeridge, author
  • 1903-12-10 William Plomer, Transvaal, author (Paper Houses, I Speak of Africa)
  • 1903-12-17 Erskine P Caldwell, author (Tobacco Road, God's Little Acre)
  • 1904-01-20 Theodore Brameld, author/educator (Use of Explosive Ideas)
  • 1904-02-01 S J Perelman, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1904-02-02 Buzurg Alavi, Persian author (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha)
  • 1904-02-25 Adelle Davis, author (Lets Stay Healthy)/nutritionist (died of cancer)
  • 1904-02-27 James Thomas Farrell, US, author (Studs Lonigan trilogy)

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1904-03-02 Dr. Seuss, [Theodor Geisel], children's author (Horton Hears a Who!), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

Children's Author Dr. Seuss
Children's Author
Dr. Seuss
  • 1904-07-15 Rudolf Arnheim, German-born author (d. 2007)
  • 1904-07-27 Agnes Yarnall, sculptor, artist, author laa, 1987
  • 1904-08-03 Clifford D[onald] Simak, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station)
  • 1904-08-04 Witold Gombrowicz, Polish author (Ferdydurke, Pornography)
  • 1904-08-06 M Revis, [Willem Fisherman], author (Gelakte Brain)
  • 1904-08-27 Norah Lofts, British author (d. 1983)
  • 1904-09-19 Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru)
  • 1904-10-21 Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet)
  • 1904-11-14 Marya Mannes, American author (The Reporter), born in NYC, New York
  • 1904-11-28 Nancy Mitford, English author (Love in a Cold Climate), one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 1973)
  • 1904-12-06 Eve Denise Curie, French pianist/author/daughter of Madame Curie
  • 1905-01-06 Eric Frank Russell, UK, sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space, Dark Tides)
  • 1905-03-01 Pol le Roy, Flemish author/novelist/writer (Stroom)
  • 1905-03-07 Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki)
  • 1905-07-04 Lionel Trilling, author (1969 Poses Award, Liberal Imagination)
  • 1905-07-19 Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist: Red star over China
  • 1905-08-20 Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet (d. 1973)
  • 1905-11-04 Martin Raschke, German author/publisher/war correspondent
  • 1905-11-09 Erika Mann, German/US author (Other Germany)/daughter of Thomas Mann
  • 1905-11-14 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian author
  • 1905-11-17 Wazyk, [Adam Wagman], Polish poet/author (Eyes & Mouth)
  • 1905-12-01 Charles Finney, US, author (Circus of Dr Lao)
  • 1906-01-22 Robert E[rvin] Howard, US, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror)
  • 1906-02-24 Alexis Curvers, Belgian author (Tempo di Roma, Bourg-le-Rond)
  • 1906-03-04 Meindert DeJong American author (d. 1991)
  • 1906-05-09 Eleanor Estes, author (Ginger Pye, Moffats)
  • 1906-05-16 Margret Rey, author and illustrator (d. 1996)

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1906-05-29 T. H. White, English author (King Arthur), born in Bombay, India (d. 1964)

Author T. H. White
Author
T. H. White

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1906-06-22 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator (Gift from the Sea), born in Englewood, New Jersey

Aviation Pioneer and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Aviation Pioneer and Author
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • 1906-08-05 Francis Walder, [Francois Waldburger], Belgian author
  • 1906-09-27 Jim Thompson, American author (d. 1977)
  • 1906-10-29 Fredric [William] Brown, US, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home)
  • 1906-11-07 Jan Vercammen, Flemish author/chief inspector LO (Primary Education)
  • 1906-11-18 Klaus Mann, German/US author (Mephisto)/son of Thomas Mann
  • 1906-12-19 H Allen Smith, Ill, humorist/author (Low Man on Totem Pole)
  • 1907-01-05 Anton Ingolic, Slavic author (After Splavih, After Prelomu)
  • 1907-02-03 James A. Michner, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, American author (Tales of the South Pacific, Hawaii)
  • 1907-02-11 E W Swanton, author & sports commentator
  • 1907-04-12 Hardie Gramatky, American author and animator (d. 1979)
  • 1907-04-15 Gerald Abrahams, author (Teach Yourself Chess), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1907-04-22 Ivan Efremov, Russian paleontologist and author (d. 1972)
  • 1907-06-02 Dorothy West, US journalist/author (Living is Easy)
  • 1907-06-16 John Hadfield, author/publisher (Love on a Branch Line)
  • 1907-07-07 Robert A[nson] Heinlein, US, sci-fi author (4 Hugos, Red Planet)
  • 1907-07-23 Elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author
  • 1907-08-21 Miguel Torga, [Adolfo Correia da Rocha], Portuguese author
  • 1907-10-16 Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir)
  • 1907-11-07 Maurits Mok, Dutch author/poet (Cheese & Bread Game)
  • 1907-11-10 John Moore, English author (d. 1967)
  • 1907-11-14 Astrid Lindgren, Swedish children book author (Pipi Longstocking)
  • 1907-11-18 Halldis Vesaas-Moren, Norwegian author/poetess
  • 1907-11-19 Jack Schaefer, American author (d. 1991)
  • 1907-11-21 Jim Bishop, author (The Day Lincoln was Shot)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 501 - 600 of 938

  • 1982-08-08 Hermine Heijermans, author (Snikken en Smartlapjes), dies at 80
  • 1982-11-22 Burton Turkus, lawyer/author/TV host (Mr Arsenic), dies at 80
  • 1983-01-30 [Dallas] Mack/McCord Reynolds, sci-fi author (Earth War), dies at 65
  • 1983-04-15 Corrie ten Boom, Dutch author and Holocaust survivor
  • 1983-05-11 Zenna [Chlarson] Henderson, author (Anything Box), dies at 65
  • 1983-07-13 Gabrielle Roy, Canadian author (b. 1909)
  • 1983-08-15 Benjamin V Cohen, US author of New Deal legislation, dies at 88
  • 1983-10-14 Willard Price, Canadian author and naturalist
  • 1983-10-20 Yves Thériault, French Canadian author (b. 1915)
  • 1983-12-13 Mary Renault [Challans], British author (Funeral games), dies at 78
  • 1984-06-06 A[rthur] Bertram Chandler, author (Empress of Outer Space), dies at 72
  • 1984-08-08 Ellen Raskin, American author (b.1928)

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1984-08-25 Truman Capote, American author (In Cold Blood), dies of liver cancer at 59

  • 1984-10-26 Laurie Langenbach, author, dies at 37
  • 1984-11-01 Norman Krasna, author (Dear Ruth), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • 1984-11-10 Xavier Herbert, Australian author (b. 1901)
  • 1984-11-12 Chester Himes, American author (b. 1909)
  • 1984-12-23 Joan Lindsay, Australian author (b. 1896)
  • 1985-01-02 Moses Josiah Madiba, South African author and first African chancellor of the University of the North, dies at 76
  • 1985-01-21 James Beard, American chef and author (b. 1903)
  • 1985-02-19 Elizabeth Julesberg, author (Dick & Jane), dies
  • 1985-08-05 Theodore Sturgeon, American sci-fi author (Hugo, It, Caviar), dies at 67
  • 1985-08-30 Taylor Caldwell, English-born author (b. 1900)
  • 1985-09-19 Italo Calvino, sci-fi author (T-Zero, Mr Palomar), dies at 61

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1985-10-01 E. B. White, US author (New Yorker, Charlotte's Web), dies at 86

Writer E. B. White
Writer
E. B. White
  • 1985-12-14 Stanley G[rauman] Weinbaum, US, sci-fi author (Red Peri), dies at 85
  • 1986-01-12 Marcel Arland, French author (L'ordre, Lumière du Soir), dies at 86
  • 1986-01-16 Herbert W. Armstrong, American evangelist, author, and publisher (b. 1892)
  • 1986-01-24 L. Ron Hubbard, American sci-fi writer (Death Quest) and founder of the Scientology cult, dies at 74
  • 1986-02-11 Frank [Patrick] Herbert, sci-fi author (Dune), dies at 65

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1986-03-04 Elizabeth Smart, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept), dies of a heart attack at 72

  • 1986-04-05 Manly Wade Wellman, sci-fi author (Devil's Planet), dies at 82

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1986-04-14 Simone de Beauvoir, French author and feminist (The Mandarins, The Second Sex, She Came to Stay), dies of pneumonia at 78

  • 1986-06-11 Robert E Howard, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror), dies at 80

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1986-06-14 Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine author (Book of Sand), dies in Geneva at 86

  • 1986-06-21 Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer and author (b. 1923)
  • 1986-12-19 V. C. Andrews, American author (b. 1923)
  • 1986-12-24 Gardner Fox, American author (Zatanna), dies at 75
  • 1987-01-04 Peggy Bacon, author/illustrator (Off With Their Heads), dies at 91
  • 1987-01-05 Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60
  • 1987-04-04 C[atherine] L[ucille] Moore, author (Judgment Night), dies at 76
  • 1987-05-19 Alice B[radley] Sheldon, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful), dies at 71
  • 1987-05-19 James Tiptree, Jr, American author (b. 1915)
  • 1987-07-29 Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Bengali author (b. 1894)
  • 1987-09-03 Viktor P Nekrasov, Ukraine architect/author (Soldiers), dies at 76
  • 1987-09-15 Bob Tadema Sporry, author, dies at 75
  • 1987-09-30 Alfred Bester, sci-fi author (Dark Side of Earth), dies at 73
  • 1987-10-18 Theodore Brameld, author (Use of Explosive Ideas), dies at 83
  • 1987-11-24 Jehane Benoît, French Canadian culinary author (b. 1904)
  • 1987-12-17 Marguerite Yourcenard, author (Memoirs of Hadrien), dies at 84
  • 1987-12-27 Rewi Alley, NZ author, pro Chinese communist, dies at 90 in Beijing
  • 1987-12-31 [Gordon] Randall [P D] Garrett, author (Lord Darcy), dies at 60
  • 1988-01-27 Massa Makan Diabaté, Malian author (b. 1938)
  • 1988-02-06 Marghanita Laski, English author (Victorian chaise-lounge), dies
  • 1988-04-25 Clifford D[onald] Simak, sci-fi author (Hugo, Way Station), dies at 83
  • 1988-05-05 Michael Shaara, American author (b. 1928)
  • 1988-07-15 Eleanor Estes, author (Ginger Pye, Moffats), dies at 82
  • 1988-08-24 Max Shulman, author (Dobie Gillis, Tender Trap), dies at 69
  • 1988-09-30 Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86
  • 1988-10-12 Ruth Manning-Sanders, author of children's books (b. 1895)
  • 1989-03-14 Edward Abbey (environmental author), dies after surgery at 62
  • 1989-06-19 Isidore Feinstein Stone, author (I F Stone's Weekly), dies at 81
  • 1989-07-23 Donald Barthelme, American author (b. 1931)
  • 1989-10-09 Penny Lernoux, American journalist and author (b. 1940)
  • 1989-10-25 Mary McCarthy, author (Group), dies, at 77
  • 1989-12-19 Dorothea "Stella" Gibbons, English journalist and author (Cold Comfort Farm), dies at 87
  • 1990-01-04 Robert F Adams, US, sci-fi author (Castaways in Time), dies at 57
  • 1990-01-12 Laurence J Peter, author (Peter Princible), dies of a stroke at 70
  • 1990-03-12 Wallace Breem, British author (b. 1926)
  • 1990-05-09 Pauline Frederick, pioneering American journalist and author, dies at 84
  • 1990-06-29 Irving Wallace, author (Book of Lists, Peoples Almanac), dies at 74
  • 1990-11-07 Lawrence Durrell, Indian/English author (Alexandria Quartet, Mount Olive), dies at 78
  • 1990-11-08 Anya Seton, US author, dies
  • 1990-11-14 K L Poll, journalist/author, dies
  • 1990-11-23 Renate Rubinstein, author/columnist (Tamar), dies

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1990-11-23 Roald Dahl, British author (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG), dies at 74

Author Roald Dahl
Author
Roald Dahl
  • 1990-11-30 Horst Bienek, German author, dies
  • 1990-12-24 Thorbjørn Egner, Norwegian author (b. 1922)
  • 1991-01-01 Yvonne Waegemans, Flemish author (Gnome Patjoepelke), dies at 81
  • 1991-02-07 John Steinbeck IV, American author and journalist
  • 1991-03-14 Margery Sharp, children's author (b. 1905)
  • 1991-05-02 Ronald McKie, Australian author (b. 1909)
  • 1991-05-03 Jersy Kosinski, Polish-American author (Being There), dies at 57
  • 1991-06-06 Sylvia Porter, economist/author (Money Book), dies at 77
  • 1991-07-10 Gerome Ragal, author (Hair), dies of cancer at 48

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1991-09-24 Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss), children's author, dies of cancer at 87

Children's Author Dr. Seuss
Children's Author
Dr. Seuss
  • 1991-11-08 Patrick Hamilton, author (Gaslight, Rope, Angel Street), dies at 45
  • 1991-11-26 François Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), dies at 64
  • 1992-02-14 Jacob "Bob" de Uyl, journalist/author (Restless Travel), dies at 61
  • 1992-03-27 Anita Colby, US model/actress/author (Pepsi Coke), dies at 77

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1992-04-06 Isaac Asimov, Russian scientist and sci-fi writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy), dies from kidney failure at 72

Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov
Author, Biochemistry Professor
Isaac Asimov
  • 1992-05-02 Lee Salk, baby doctor/author, dies of cardiac arrest at 65
  • 1992-05-08 Margaretha D Ferguson-Wigerink, author (Fear on Java), dies
  • 1992-06-22 M F K Fisher, cook book author, dies of Parkinson Disease at 83
  • 1992-08-15 Evelyn Wesler Zemel, US author (American Glass Animals), dies
  • 1992-08-29 Mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88
  • 1992-10-07 Allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62
  • 1992-10-13 James Marshall, illustrator/author (The Stupids), dies at 50
  • 1992-11-09 William Hillcourt, author (Boy Scout Handbook), dies at 92
  • 1992-11-17 Audre Lorde, St Croix' feminist author (Black Unicorn), dies