Caen, Herbert Eugene
Born: Apr 03, 1916 AD
Died: 1997 AD, at 80 years of age.
1916 - He was born in Sacramento, California, on the 3rd of April.
1936 - Caen worked for the San Francisco Chronicle.
1938 - Caen published his column "It's News to me," which gave him fame.
1949 - He published his collection of essays entitled Baghdad-by-the-Bay.
1950 - He wrote for the San Francisco Examiner.
1958-1997 - He served again as columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle.
- He coined the term "beatnik" in his 2nd of April, column.
1967 - He popularized the word "hippie" during San Francisco's Summer of Love.
1996 - He received a special award from the Pulitzer Prize board.
1997 - He died on the 1st of February of lung cancer in San Francisco.
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