Wednesday, January 14, 2015

January 15


1622 - Molière
Stage name of French playwright Jean-Baptiste Polian, considered one of the masters of comedy in Western literature.

1933 - Ernest J. Gaines
African-American author best known for his 1993 novel A Lesson Before Dying.

1935 - Robert Silverberg
American science fiction author, multiple winner of both the Hugo and Nebula awards.

1944 - Jenny Nimmo
British author of children's fiction; author of the Children of the Red King (Charlie Bone) series.

2004 - Olivia Goldsmith
2008 - Robert V. Bruce

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