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Literary and Innovative People On This Day - June 7 World Oceans Day

A celebration of writers and writing on this day through history.

1980

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Henry Miller

Henry Miller was born on December 26th, 1891 in their home in Manhattan, New York. Miller died on June 7th, 1980..More

Authors to have made their mark on June 7

Born

1974 Bear Grylls, English adventurer, author, and television host
1965 Mick Foley, American wrestler, actor, and author
1954 Louise Erdrich, American novelist and poet
1952 Orhan Pamuk, Turkish-American novelist, screenwriter, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1936 Bert Sugar, American author and boxing historian (d. 2012)
1935 Harry Crews, American novelist, playwright, short story writer, and essayist (d. 2012)
1931 Virginia McKenna, English actress and author
1902 Herman B Wells, American banker, author, and academic (d. 2000)
1899 Elizabeth Bowen, Anglo-Irish author and critic (d. 1973)
1831 Amelia Edwards, English journalist and author (d. 1892)

Died

2001 Betty Neels, English nurse and author (b. 1910)
1987 Cahit Zarifoglu, Turkish poet and author (b. 1940)
1916 Emile Faguet, French author and critic (b. 1847)
1861 Patrick Bronte, Anglo-Irish priest and author (b. 1777)

Other events through the years on June 7

1946

The United Kingdom's BBC returns to broadcasting its television service, which has been off air for seven years because of the Second World War.

1982

Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.

Literary and other important events that occurred on this day in June



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