Wednesday, September 23, 2015

September 23

Born:

480 BC - Euripides 
One of the three great tragedians of classical Athens.










1901 - Jaroslav Seifert
Czech writer, winner of the 1984 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his poetry which endowed with freshness adn rich inventiveness provides a liberating image of the indomitable spirit and versatility of man."


1949 - Jerry B. Jenkins
American novelist and biographer, best known as co-author, with Tim LaHaye, of the Left Behind series.









1950 - Bruce Brooks
American author of young adult and children's literature.










1956 - Peter David
American author of comic books and science fiction.








1964 - Bill Phillips
American author of the fitness book Body for Life.




Died:
1241 - Snorri Sturluson
1870 - Prosper Mérimée
1889 - Wilkie Collins
1939 - Sigmund Freud
1973 - Pablo Neruda
1992 - Glendon Swarthout
1994 - Robert Bloch
1997 - Natalie Savage Carlson

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