August 29th – stuff that happened

folks got born:
1632 – John Locke, English philosopher
1809 – Oliver Wendell Holmes, physician, essayist, poet, and novelist
1844 – Edward Carpenter, English Socialist poet
1862 – Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgian poet and Nobel Prize winner
1881 – Valery Nicolas Larbaud , French novelist and translator
1898 – Preston Sturges, screenwriter, director and playwright
1916 – Luther Davis, American playwright
1929 – Thom Gunn, English poet
1950 – Sue Harrison, American novelist
1952 – Karen Hesse, American children’s writer

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