1688 - Alexander Pope
English poet best known for his use of satirical verse.
1916 - Harold Robbins
American author of popular novels; some known for their graphic sexuality.
1944 - Janet Dailey
American author of romance novels, with many different series.
1948 - Elizabeth Buchan
British writer of both fiction and non-fiction.
1926 - Ronald Firbank
2000 - Barbara Cartland