1900 - Antoine de Saint-Expury
A French writer, poet and aviator best known for his novella The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince.)
1912 - John Toland
American author and historian best known for his biography of Adolf Hitler and his Pulitzer Prize-winning history of World War II Japan, The Rising Sun.
1921 - Frédéric Dard
A French crime novelist, author of the San-Antonio series of mysteries.
1861 - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
1990 - Irving Wallace
2007 - Fred Saberhagen