Monday, June 8, 2015

June 8

Born:



1915 - Ruth Stone
American poet; winner of the 2002 National Book Award for Poetry.



1933 - Joan Rivers
Stage name of Joan Molinsky, American comedian and writer.








1942 - Andrew Weil
American teacher and writer on holistic health.








1947 - Sara Paretsky
American author of detective fiction; known for the character V.I. Warshawski.









1954 - Megan Marshall
American writer and scholar; winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Biography for Margaret Fuller: A New American Life.



1957 - Scott Adams
American cartoonist and writer, creator of the Dilbert comic strip.








1963 - Karen Kingsbury
American Christian novelist.




Died:
1809 - Thomas Paine
1851 - Stephen Bonsal
1876 - George Sand
1968 - Elizabeth Enright
1975 - Murray Leinster
1997 - George Turner

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