1885 - Ezra Pound
Expatriate American poet who was a controversial figure throughout his life.
1930 - Jean Chapman
British author of romance novels.
1935 - Robert Caro
American journalist and author; winner of two Pulitzer Prizes in Biography and a National Book Award.
1946 - Eric Kimmel
American Jewish author of children's books.
1963 - Andrew Solomon
American/British writer on politics, culture and psychology.
1919 - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
1965 - Arthur M. Schlesinger, Sr.
1968 - Conrad Richter
1987 - Joseph Campbell
2013 - Michael Palmer