1899 - Ernest Haycox
American author of western fiction.
1914 - Daniel J. Boorstein
American historian, Librarian of Congress from 1975 to 1987, and winner of the 1974 Pulitzer Prize in History for The Americans: The Democratic Experience.
1920 - David Herbert Donald
American historian, Lincoln biographer, and two-time Pulitzer winner.
1946 - Tim O'Brien
American novelist best known for writing about the Vietnam War.
1949 - Isaac Bonewits
American Druid who published books on Neopaganism and magic.
1959 - Brian P. Cleary
American author of humorous grammar books for children.
1962 - Ludwig Bemelmans
1972 - Louis Leakey
1985 - E.B. White
2013 - Tom Clancy