1908 – Guareschi was born in Parma, Italy on May 1, 1908. 1926 – His family went bankrupt and he could not continue his studies in the University of Parma. He started to write for a local newspaper. 1929 – Became editor of the satirical magazine "Corriere Emiliano". 1936-1943 – Became chief editor of a ..
1895 – On the 10th day of August this year the foremost Russian satirist of the Soviet period was born in Poltava, but spent most of his life in St. Petersburg where he attended the university. 1922 – His first collection of short stories was a major success, and he became one of the most ..
1944 – Richard Frank Oznowicz, born on the 25th of May in Hereford, England to French parents — a Jewish father and Catholic mother (Françoise born GHEVAERT), both of Polish descent. Better known as Frank Oz, is an English-born American film director, actor and puppeteer. 1949 – Moved to California, United States with his parents ..
1883 – Hasek was born in Prague on April 30, 1883. 1896 – At the age of thirteen, his father died. 1898 – Addicted to drugs at the age of fifteen. 1903 – Graduated from business school. He worked as a bank officer but preferred the liberated profession of a writer and journalist. 1906 – ..
1867 – Born on July 10th in Chicago, Illinois. Irish-American editor and humorist who is perhaps best known for having created the character "Mr. Dooley the saloon-keeper". 1898-1919 – Author of the books, Mr Dooley in Peace and War, Mr. Dooley in the Hearts of His Countrymen, Mr. Dooley’s Philosophy, Mr. Dooley’s Opinions, Observations by ..
1902 – Born on the 19th of February in Louiseville, Kentucky. 1920 – He gave lessons in tap dancing to Fred Astaire who considered Sublett the finest tap dancer of his generation. 1930 – The ten-year-old performed with Ford L. Buck in "Buck and Bubbles", with Buck playing piano and singing while Bubbles tapped. ..
1927 – She was born in Dayton, Ohio, on the 21st of February. 1949 – She graduated from the University of Dayton with a degree in English. – She worked as a reporter for the Dayton Journal Herald. 1967 – She wrote humor collections "At Wit’s End". 1971 – She wrote Just Wait ..
1889 – Born on the 15th of September in Worcester, Massachusetts. – Attended Harvard University and was a leading contributor to the Harvard Lampoon. – Benchley formed the Algonquin Round Table. – Member of the Algonquin Wits. 1913 – Owing to an academic failure in his senior year due ..
1899 – Frederick Austerlitz, born on the 10th of May o a wealthy Omaha family, young Astaire was trained at the Alvienne School of Dance and the Ned Wayburn School of Dancing. He was the greatest dancer ever seen on film. 1909 – In a double act with his sister Adele, He danced in cabarets, ..