1914 - John Hersey
American journalist whose first novel, A Bell for Adano, won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1945.
1933 - Harry Browne
American libertarian politician and author, many of whose books concern investing..
1943 - Newt Gingrich
American Republican politician and author of nonfiction and alternate history.
1945 - Art Bell
American author and radio host of the Coast to Coast AM paranormal-themed radio show.
1955 - Alan Taylor
American historian and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner.
1975 - James Phinney Baxter III
1981 - Zerna Sharp