O'Dell, Gabriel Scott
Born: May 23, 1898 AD
Died: 1989 AD, at 91 years of age.
1898 - Born on the 23rd of May Los Angeles, California.
1960 - He was most famously the author of the children's novel "Island of the Blue Dolphins".
1919 - He attended multiple colleges, including Occidental College.
1925 - He served in the Air Force, before becoming a full time writer he worked in Hollywood as a cameraman and technical director.
1934 - He published his first novel "Woman of Spain".
1972 - He received the Hans Christian Andersen Award for lifetime achievement.
1976 - He received the University of Southern Mississippi Silver Medallion.
1981 - He established the Scott O’Dell Historical Fiction Award.
1989 - He died on the 16th of October.
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