1903 - Evelyn Waugh
English writer of novels, biography and travel books.
1904 - George Dangerfield
English-born American writer known primarily for his book The Strange Death of Liberal England.
1938 - Anne Perry
English author of historical detective fiction, who was convicted of the murder of her friend's mother in 1954.
1951 - Joe R. Lansdale
American author and martial arts expert.
1704 - John Locke
1986 - John Braine
1998 - Ted Hughes
2014 - Galway Kinnell