Thursday, October 1, 2015

October 1

Born:



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.




Died:
1962 - Ludwig Bemelmans
1972 - Louis Leakey
1985 - E.B. White
2013 - Tom Clancy

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