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Historical Events

Events 1 - 28 of 28

1763-04-30 - Member of Parliament and journalist John Wilkes confined in the Tower of London, charged with seditious libel
1763-11-16 - English journalist John Wilkes injured in a duel
1793-11-03 - French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined.
1852-12-08 - Gustav Freytag's "Die Journalisten" premieres in Breslau
1871-03-21 - Journalist Henry M Stanley begins his famous expedition to Africa
1890-08-16 - Alexander Clark, journalist/lawyer, named minister to Liberia
1904-08-03 - British journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa
1904-08-10 - Dutch newspaper Volk fires gay journalist Jacob de Cock
1915-08-15 - Journalist Albert Siegfried Bettelheim, convicted of murder in Georgia
1932-10-20 - Journalist Robert Trout joins CBS
1941-05-02 - Nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists
1971-08-20 - FBI begins covert investigation of journalist Daniel Schorr
1986-06-26 - South African journalist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested
1986-09-29 - USSR releases US journalist Nicholas Daniloff confined on spy charges
1986-12-12 - South African journalist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested
1987-06-18 - Charles Glass, ABC journalist, kidnapped in Lebanon
1988-10-31 - Journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia
1989-05-09 - Journalist petition Chinese government for freedom of press
1991-03-08 - Planeloads of US troops arrive home from the Persian Gulf, Iraq hands over 40 foreign journalists & 2 American soldiers it captured
1993-01-24 - Turkish journalist and writer Uğur Mumcu is assassinated by a car bomb in Ankara.
1995-03-22 - Deputy Gov of Bank of England, Rupert Pennant-Rea, resigns following revelations of his affair with a freelance journalist
1996-06-26 - Irish Journalist Veronica Guerin is shot in her car while in traffic in the outskirts of Dublin
2000-11-28 - Ukrainian politician Oleksander Moroz begins the Cassette Scandal by publicly accusing President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze.
2001-11-11 - Journalists Pierre Billaud, Johanne Sutton and Volker Handloik are killed in Afghanistan during an attack on the convoy they were traveling on top off.
2004-05-26 - The New York Times publishes an admission of journalistic failings, claiming that its flawed reporting and lack of skeptism towards sources during the buildup to the 2003 war in Iraq helped promote the belief that Iraq possessed large stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction.
2004-09-11 - All passengers are killed when a helicopter crashes in the Aegean Sea. Passengers include Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria and 16 others (including journalists and bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria).
2007-01-19 - Armenian Journalist Hrant Dink assassinated in front of his newspaper's office by 17 year old Turkish ultranationalist Ogün Samast.
43rd US President George W. Bush43rd US President George W. Bush 2008-12-14 - President George W. Bush made his fourth and final (planned) trip to Iraq as president and almost struck by two shoes thrown at him by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi during a farewell conference in Baghdad.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 562

1722-04-11 - Christopher Smart, English poet & journalist (Ceremony of Carols)
1725-10-17 - John Wilkes, English journalist/MP (N Briton)
1744-04-18 - Pieter 't Hoen, Dutch journalist/patriot
1746-08-02 - Joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist/patriot
1750-01-24 - Wybo Fijnje, Dutch politician/patriot/journalist
1757-02-13 - John C Hespe, Dutch journalist/politician
1760-03-02 - Camille Desmoulins, France, journalist/pamphleteer/revolution leader
1763-03-09 - William Cobbett, English journalist and author (d. 1835)
1773-07-27 - Jakob Aall, Norwegian journalist and statesman (d. 1844)
1785-07-14 - Mordecai Manuel Noah, American writer, journalist (d. 1851)
1795-02-08 - Moritz G [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist/serial writer
1801-04-11 - Claude Tillier, French journalist/writer (My Uncle Benjamin)
1802-06-12 - Harriet Martineau, controversial journalist, political economist, abolitionist and life-long feminist (d. 1876)
1806-05-12 - J V Snellman, Finland, journalist/statesman/nationalist
1808-10-20 - Karl [Theodor] Andree, German geographer/journalist (Globus)
1815-05-27 - Henry Parkes, British journalist/premier of Australia
1819-09-07 - Jean E "Adriaan" van Bevervoorde, journalist (History of Holland)
1823-08-13 - Goldwin Smith, English-born historian and journalist (d. 1910)
1823-09-26 - Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist (Denj, Moskvitsh)
1825-04-13 - Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1868)
1826-03-17 - Oskar Peschel, German journalist/geography (Volkerkunder)
1829-03-02 - Carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist
1832-01-09 - Félix-Gabriel Marchand, journalist, author and politician, Premier of Quebec (d. 1900)
1832-02-27 - Alfred Pollard Edward, Civil War journalist, died in 1872
1833-03-26 - Betsy Perk, [Christina E], Dutch journalist/writer/feminist
Italian Pacifist Ernesto Teodoro MonetaItalian Pacifist Ernesto Teodoro Moneta (1833-09-20) 1833-09-20 - Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Milan, Italy, journalist/soldier/pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1907), (d. 1918)
1835-11-05 - Moritz Szeps, Austrian journalist (d. 1902)
1840-12-21 - Mehmed N Kemal, Turkish journalist (Vatan)
1841-01-28 - Henry Morton Stanley, Denbigh Wales, journalist and African explorer (found Livingstone in Africa) (d.1904)
1841-01-30 - Alfred Townsend George, Civil War journalist, died in 1914
1841-09-13 - Johannes de Koo, Dutch journalist/stage writer
1842-08-14 - Henry Duff Trail, journalist/author
1844-05-03 - Edouard A Drumont, French anti-semitic journalist
1847-10-09 - Stephanus J du Toit, South Africa theologist/journalist (Afr Bond)
1848-03-24 - Honoré Beaugrand, Quebec journalist and newspaper publisher (La Patrie) (d. 1906)
1848-12-09 - Joel Chandler Harris, US journalist (created Uncle Remus stories)
1850-06-27 - Lafcadio Hearn, US, journalist/author (Chita)
1850-09-02 - Eugene Field, author/journalist (Little Boy Blue)
1851-11-06 - Charles Dow, American journalist and economist (co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal) (d.1902)
1853-02-14 - Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor (Antwerp)
1854-06-18 - Edward Wyllis Scripps, publisher/journalist
1856-01-14 - J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)
1856-02-14 - Frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves)
1859-07-17 - Luis Munoz Rivera, Puerto Rico, journalist (founded Federalist Party)
1860-02-06 - Johan [Eliza J] de Meester, Dutch journalist/writer (Geertje)
1860-02-21 - Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod, Czech journalist (d. 1927)
1860-05-02 - Theodor Herzl, Austria, journalist/founder (Zionist movement)
1861-09-11 - Juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio)
1861-11-18 - Dorothy Dix, pseudonym of US journalist Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer (d. 1951)
1863-05-31 - Francis E Younghusband, British journalist/explorer
1864-04-18 - Richard Harding Davis, US, journalist/author (In The Fig)
1864-04-30 - Frans Netscher, Dutch writer/journalist (Studies of nude model)
1865-03-10 - Pim [Willem JH] Mulier, Dutch journalist/writer/sport-organizer
1865-05-05 - Nellie Bly, [Elizabeth Cochran Seaman], American journalist and writer (d. 1922)
1865-06-28 - Otto Julius Bierbaum, German writer/journalist (Remarkable Stories)
1866-02-09 - George Ade, US, journalist/playwright/humorist (Fables in Slang)
1866-04-06 - Joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)
1867-01-18 - Rubén Darío, Nicaraguan Journalist, Diplomat, Poet (d. 1916)
1867-07-10 - Finley Peter Dunne, US, journalist/humorist (Mr Dooley)
1867-08-23 - Marcel Schwob, Frans writer/journalist (Le Croisade des Enfants)
1869-09-06 - Felix Salten, [Siegmund Salzmann], Austria journalist (Bambi)
1870-04-17 - Ray Stannard Baker, US, journalist (Puliter Prize 1940)
1871-01-26 - Warner Fabian, [Samuel H Adams], US journalist/writer (Average Jones)
1871-08-21 - Leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh)
1872-02-10 - Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP)
1872-03-13 - Oswald Garrison Villard, American journalist
1872-12-26 - Norman Angell, British politician/cowboy/journalist, Nobel laureate (1933), (d. 1967)
1873-01-11 - John Callan O'Laughlin, American political and military figure and journalist (d. 1949)
1875-02-23 - Jozef E Stokvis, journalist/Dutch MP (SDAP)
1875-04-01 - Edgar Wallace, England, novelist/playwright/journalist (Terror)
1876-05-17 - Alban Collignon, Belgian sport journalist
1877-12-31 - Lawrence Beesley, English journalist and author (d. 1967)
1878-01-21 - Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)
1878-06-12 - James O Curwood, US, journalist/writer (Kazan the wolfdog)
1878-07-29 - Don Marquis, Ill, journalist/poet (archy & mehitabel) (d. 1937)
1879-02-09 - Jacques Bainville, French historian/essayist/journalist
1880-09-22 - Asser B Kleerekoper, journalist/2nd-Member of parliament (SDAP)
Journalist and Author Damon RunyonJournalist and Author Damon Runyon (1880-10-04) 1880-10-04 - Damon Runyon, Manhattan, Kansas, journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls-based on his work), (d. 1946)
1882-01-05 - Herbert Bayard Swope, U.S. journalist who coined the term "Cold War" (d. 1958)
1883-01-01 - Federigo Tozzi, Italian writer/journalist (La Torre, Tre Croci)
1883-06-02 - Bokke R S Pollema, Dutch Frisian journalist/author (Lock of Hair)
1883-06-05 - John Maynard Keynes, Cambridge England, economist/math/journalist
1884-03-18 - Bernard Cronin, Australian author and journalist (d. 1968)
1884-06-09 - Johannes Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/conductor
1884-07-29 - Henri Liebrecht, Belgian playwright/journalist
1885-04-29 - Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Rasende Reporter)
1885-10-03 - Sophie Treadwell, American playwright and journalist (d. 1970)
1886-02-02 - Kurt Baschwitz, German/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Du und)
1886-08-12 - Sir Keith Murdoch, Australian journalist and newspaper owner (d. 1952)
1887-05-27 - Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts)
1887-06-07 - William Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily)
1887-06-22 - Albert PAA Besnard, Dutch poet/journalist (Uprising & Remorse)
1887-10-22 - John Reed, journalist who reported on Mexican, Russian revolutions
1888-03-05 - Friedrich Schnack, German journalist/writer (Rosewood)
1888-12-15 - Artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician
Writer and Political Commentator Walter LippmannWriter and Political Commentator Walter Lippmann (1889-09-23) 1889-09-23 - Walter Lippmann, New York City New York, American journalist/political writer (Public Opinion)
1890-01-09 - Kurt Tucholsky, German journalist/writer (Panther Tiger & Co)
1890-09-24 - Alan Herbert, England, journalist/writer (Punch, Helen)
1890-11-16 - George Seldes, journalist
1892-03-13 - Janet Flanner, journalist (New Yorker)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 15 of 15

Author Ernest HemingwayAuthor Ernest Hemingway (1921-09-03) 1921-09-03 - American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway (22) marries 1st wife Hadley Richardson (29)
1927-05-10 - 1954 Nobel Prize winner in Literature Ernest Hemingway (27) weds journalist Pauline Pfeiffer (31)
1936-06-09 - Novelist and journalist George Orwell (33) weds Eileen Maud O'Shaugnessy (30) at St. Mary's Church
1940-11-05 - American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway marries journalist Martha Gellhorn
1946-03-14 - American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway marries Mary Welsh
1952-03-24 - Author of 'James Bond' novels, journalist and secret intelligence agent Ian Fleming marries Anne Geraldine Charteris
1992-10-16 - Author J. K. Rowling (27) weds Portuguese television journalist Jorge Arantes
Novelist J. K. RowlingNovelist J. K. Rowling (1992-10-16) 1994-08-27 - TV executive Anthony Radziwill (35) weds Emmy Award-winning journalist Carole Di Falco (31) in East Hampton, New York
1999-06-26 - Bestselling novelist Tom Clancy (52) weds freelance journalist Alexandra Llewellyn (32) in Manhattan
2000-09-03 - American feminist and journalist Gloria Steinem (66) weds environmentalist David Bale (59) in Adair County, Oklahoma
2001-08-04 - "James Bond" actor Pierce Brosnan (49) weds TV host and journalist Keely Shaye Smith (37) at the 785-year-old Ballintubber Abbey in County Mayo, Ireland
2002-08-24 - Journalist Bryant Gumbel weds model Hilary Quinlan at Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida
2004-12-29 - Former X-Files Gillian Anderson (36) weds former journalist and documentary filmmaker Julian Ozanne (42) on Shella island in Lamu, Kenya
Actor Pierce BrosnanActor Pierce Brosnan (2001-08-04) 2006-11-04 - Radio and television journalist Alison Stewart (40) weds MSNBC vice-president of prime-time programming Bill Wolff (40) at the stylish New York restaurant Cipriani 23rd Street
2009-07-25 - "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" actor Marc Blucas (37) weds journalist Ryan Haddon (38) in Erie, Pennsylvania

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 5 of 5

1927-03-10 - American author and journalist "The Old man and the Sea" Enerest Hemingway divorces 1st wife Elizabeth Hadley Richardson
Author Ernest HemingwayAuthor Ernest Hemingway (1940-11-04) 1940-11-04 - American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway divorces 2nd wife Pauline Pfeiffer
1945-12-21 - American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway and journalist Martha Gellhorn divorce after 5 years of marriage.
2010-04-02 - "Wayne's World" actress Tia Carrere (43) divorces British photojournalist Simon Wakelin due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage
2011-07-01 - Journalist and executive producer Maria Shriver (55) divorces Hollywood action film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger (63) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 421

1746-07-28 - John Peter Zenger, journalist, involved in 1st amendment fight, dies
1784-04-04 - Mary Mead, wife of English journalist John Wilkes, dies
1797-12-26 - John Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72
1807-01-12 - Joan Lucaz, Dutch scholar/journalist/patriot, dies at 60
1809-10-02 - Wybo Fijnje, politician/patriot/journalist, dies at 59
1818-02-14 - John C Hespe, Dutch journalist/politician, dies at 61
1823-01-21 - Cayetano José Rodríguez, Argentine cleric, journalist and poet (b. 1761)
1828-01-09 - Pieter 't Hoen, Dutch journalist/patriot (Neder-Rhijn), dies at 83
1835-06-18 - William Cobbett, English journalist and author (b. 1763)
1837-02-13 - Mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809
1844-08-04 - Jakob Aall, Norwegian journalist and statesman (b. 1773)
1844-10-12 - Claude Tillier, French journalist/writer (My Uncle Benjamin), dies
1851-05-17 - Jean E "Adrian" van Bevervoorde, journalist (Treason), dies at 31
1851-05-22 - Mordecai Manuel Noah, American writer, journalist (b. 1755)
1858-09-05 - Moritz G, [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist, dies at 63
1868-04-07 - D'Arcy McGee, Canadian journalist and Father of Confederation (b. 1825)
1873-03-27 - Amedée Simon Dominique Thierry, French journalist and historian (b. 1797)
1875-08-10 - Karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66
1888-12-02 - Mehmed N Kemal Bey, Turkish writer/journalist (Vatan), dies at 47
1889-01-27 - Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65
1898-09-02 - Hubert Howard, British journalist (Times), dies through friendly fire
1900-08-06 - Wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist/socialist, dies at 74
1902-12-04 - Charles Dow, American journalist (Dow Jones & Company - Wall Street Journal) (b. 1851)
1904-07-03 - Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies
1905-02-12 - Marcel Schwob, French writer/journalist (Coeur double), dies
1906-03-30 - Betsy Perk, [Christina E], journalist/writer/feminist, dies at 73
1906-09-23 - Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor of Antwerp, dies
1906-10-07 - Honoré Beaugrand, Canadian journalist and politician, mayor of Montreal (b. 1848)
1906-12-07 - Élie Ducommun, Swiss journalist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1833)
1907-12-24 - Isidor Feinstein "Izzy" Stone, journalist (IF Stone's Weekly), dies
1908-12-30 - Thomas-Alfred Bernier, Canadian lawyer, journalist and senator (b. 1844)
1909-05-10 - Johannes de Koo, journalist/playwright, dies
1911-01-24 - David Graham Phillips, American journalist and novelist (b. 1867)
1911-05-28 - Stephanus J du Toit, So Afr theologist/journalist (Afr Bond), dies
1912-04-15 - William T. Stead American author and journalist. (b. 1849)
1914-11-14 - Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar, Malayalin journalist (b. 1861)
1916-04-11 - Richard Harding Davis, journalist, dies at 52
1916-07-18 - Benjamin C. Truman, American journalist and author
1916-08-18 - Edward D Pain, English journalist (NY World), dies in battle at 36
1917-02-06 - Edouard A Drumont, French anti-semite journalist, dies at 72
1919-09-12 - Leonid N Andrejev, Russ journalist/writer (Seven Hangs), dies at 48
1920-03-21 - Federigo Tozzi, Ital writer/journalist (Torre, Tre Croci), dies at 37
1921-08-08 - Juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio), dies at 59
1923-11-19 - French Netscher, author/journalist (In 3rd Chamber), dies at 59
1923-12-12 - Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20
1924-02-24 - Edmond Picard, Fren/Belgium writer (Ambidextre journalist), dies at 87
1926-09-05 - Karl Harrer, German journalist and politician, founding member of the "DAP", which would become the Nazi Party (b. 1890)
1927-08-13 - James Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49
1927-11-03 - Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod, Czech journalist (b. 1860)
1929-11-24 - Georges Clemenceau, French journalist/premier (1917-20), dies at 88
1930-04-16 - José Carlos Mariátegui, Peruvian journalist, political philosopher and activist (b. 1894)
1932-01-01 - C P Scott, British journalist, publisher and politician (b. 1846)
1932-02-10 - R H Edgar Wallace, British writer/journalist (3 Just Men), dies at 76
1932-09-05 - Francisco Acebal, Spanish novelist, playwright and journalist (b. 1866)
1934-02-16 - Eduard Bagritsky, [Dzjubin], Russ poet/journalist, dies at 38
1935-12-21 - Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45
1936-02-09 - Jacques Bainville, French historian/essayist/journalist, dies at 57
1936-03-16 - Marguerite Durand, French journalist and feminist (b. 1864)
1936-03-18 - Egon Friedell, Austrian journalist (Kleine Portratgalerie), dies at 58
1939-05-27 - Joseph Roth, Austria journalist (Fluctuate ohne Ende), dies at 44
1939-12-18 - Matthew Brown, Journalist, dies at 51
1940-05-23 - Paul Nizan, French journalist/writer (Ce Soir/Aden Arabia), dies at 35
1942-07-31 - Francis E Younghusband, British journalist/explorer, dies at 79
1942-10-06 - Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies
1943-02-13 - William Walraven, journalist/writer (Neglected Grouser), dies at 55
1943-04-08 - Paul Colin, Belgian journalist/collaborator, executed
1944-01-06 - Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)
1944-01-29 - William Allen White, US journalist (Emporia Gazette), dies at 75
1944-10-15 - Philip Mechanicus, journalist, executed in Auschwitz-Birkenau
1944-11-28 - Lode Zielens, Flemish author/journalist, dies at 43
1945-04-18 - Ernie Pyle, American journalist (b. 1900)
1945-09-20 - William Buehler Seabrook, Writer, journalist, occultist and explorer (b. 1884)
Journalist and Author Damon RunyonJournalist and Author Damon Runyon (1946-12-10) 1946-12-10 - Damon Runyon, US journalist/writer, dies at 66
1948-03-31 - Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Raging Reporter), dies at 62
1949-03-14 - John Callan O'Laughlin, American political and military figure and journalist (b. 1873)
1954-04-12 - Pim [Willem JH] Mulier, Dutch journalist/sports-organizer, dies at 89
1954-05-25 - Robert Capa, Hungarian-born photojournalist (b. 1913)
1955-09-27 - Henri Liebrecht, Belgian stagewriter/journalist, dies at 71
1956-09-07 - Charles Burgess Fry, English athlete/cricketer/journalist, dies at 84
1958-02-06 - Frank Swift, English footballer and journalist (b. 1913)
Photojournalist Robert CapaPhotojournalist Robert Capa (1954-05-25) 1958-05-08 - Nasni Matni, Lebanese journalist, murdered
1958-06-10 - Angelina Weld Grimke, American journalist (b. 1880)
1960-04-01 - Piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch journalist/writer (Ciske), dies at 62
1963-01-18 - Johnnie Moyes, journalist/cricketer (S Aust batsman), dies
1963-02-26 - Artturi A Leinonen, Fin journalist/politician (Prophet), dies at 74
1963-12-28 - Abbott Joseph Liebling, American journalist/writer, dies
1964-08-12 - Ian L Fleming, British journalist/writer (James Bond), dies at 56
1965-12-22 - Richard Dimbleby, English journalist and broadcaster (b. 1913)
1966-02-18 - Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94
1966-10-01 - Albert P A A Besnard, poet/journalist (Doom & Thirst), dies
1967-10-07 - Norman Angell (Lane), English journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1933), dies
1968-01-06 - Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81
1968-06-09 - Bernard Cronin, Australian author and journalist (b. 1884)
1968-11-07 - Willem A Wagenaar, Dutch journalist/author (3,000 meter), dies
1970-02-20 - Sophie Treadwell, American playwright and journalist (b. 1885)
1970-03-29 - Anna Louise Strong, American communist journalist (b. 1885)
1970-04-11 - John H O'Hara, US journalist (Pal Joey, Rage to Live), dies at 65
1970-07-22 - George Johnston, Australian journalist and novelist (b. 1912)
1971-03-19 - Jan Greshoff, Dutch poet/author/journalist (Last Things), dies at 82
1972-02-15 - Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist (Battle for Asia), dies at 66


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