Saturday, October 24, 2015

October 24

Born:



1927 - Barbara J. Robinson
American author best known for her children's books, like The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.




1932 - Stephen Covey
American educator, author and speaker, best known for his book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.







1933 - Norman Rush
American writer whose experiences in the Peace Corps influence his novels, which are set in Rwanda.







1952 - David Weber
American science fiction and fantasy author, known for the Honor Harrington series.








1956 - Dale Maharidge
American author and journalist whose book And Their Children After Them won the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-fiction.




Died:
1948 - Frederic L. Paxson
1970 - Richard Francis Hofstadter
1980 - Ingri Parin d'Aulaire
2007 - Ian Middleton

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