Saturday, November 28, 2015

November 28


1628 - John Bunyan
English Christian writer and preacher, known for his book The Pilgrim's Progress.

1757 - William Blake
English poet of the Romantic Age.

1864 - James Allen
English philosophical author and founder of the self-help movement.

1904 - Nancy Mitford
English novelist and biographer who wrote about upper-class life in England and France.

1931 - Ed Young
Chinese-born author and illustrator of children's books; three-time winner of the Caldecott award.

1944 - Rita Mae Brown
American mystery writer whose main series is "coauthored" with her cat, Sneaky Pie Brown.

1948 - Alan Lightman
American physicist and science writer, whose Einstein's Dreams became a bestseller, translated into 30 languages.

1962 - Jon  Stewart
American political satirist and comedian.

1859 - Washington Irving
1960 - Richard Wright
1968 - Enid Blyton
2003 - Antonia Forest
2012 - Zig Ziglar

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