Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2


1859 - Jerome K. Jerome
English writer and humorist, best known for the travelogue Three Men in a Boat.

1890 - E.E. Smith
American food engineer and early science fiction author; known as the father of space opera.

1903 - Benjamin Spock
American pediatrician whose book Baby and Child Care went through eight editions and was a huge bestseller.

1931 - Martha Grimes
American author of detective fiction, particularly the Richard Jury series.


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