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Humorist - Notable Birthdays

Will RogersNov 4, 1879

Humorist - Birthdays
Date Event
1612-02-07

Thomas Killigrew, English humorist/playwright/leader (King's Men)

1809-03-31

Nikolai Gogol, Ukrainian-born Russian novelist, humorist, and dramatist (Dead Souls, The Inspector-General)

1814-01-08

Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist

1829-01-06

Kanagaki Robun [Bunzo Nozaki], Japanese humorist/gesaku-author

1834-04-26

Artemus Ward, (Charles Farrar Browne), humorist

1854-10-20

Alphonse Allais, French author/humorist (Pass the Bile)

1866-02-09

George Ade, US, journalist/playwright/humorist (Fables in Slang)

1867-07-10

Finley Peter Dunne, US, journalist/humorist (Mr Dooley)

1869-12-30

Stephen Leacock, Canada, economist/humorist/professor

1873-03-04

Guy Wetmore Carryl, American humorist and poet (d. 1904)

1876-06-23

Irvin S Cobb, Ky, writer/humorist (Old Judge Priest)

1879-11-04

Will Rogers, Oologah Indian Territory (Okla), humorist and actor (Judge Priest), (d. 1935)

1884-08-23

Will Cuppy, American humorist (d. 1949)

1889-09-15

Robert Benchley, Worcester MA, humorist (My 10 Years in a Quandary)

1892-09-22

Frank Sullivan, humorist (NYer Magazine)

1894-12-08

James (Grover) Thurber, Columbus Ohio, humorist (Men, Women & Dogs)

1896-08-21

Roark Bradford, writer/humorist (Ol' Man Adan an' His Chillun)

1899-01-15

Goodman Ace, radio/TV actor/columnist/humorist (Better of Goodman)

1900-02-01

Stephen Potter, humorist/writer (School for Scoundrels, Shipbuilders)

1904-02-01

S J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days)

1906-12-19

H Allen Smith, Ill, humorist/author (Low Man on Totem Pole)

1908-06-12

Max Tailleur, adjudant to Prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist

1908-10-22

John Gould, American humorist, essayist, and columnist (d. 2003)

1911-10-05

Flann O'Brien, Irish humorist (d. 1966)

1911-12-28

Sam Levenson, NYC, humorist (Sam Levenson Show, Masquerade Party)

1913-03-02

Godfried [Jan Arnold] Bomans, Dutch humorist/writer (Pieter Bas)

1918-05-29

Herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show)

1918-11-29

Herb Shriner, Toledo Ohio, host/humorist (Herb Shriner Show)

1922-11-09

Raymond Devos, French humorist (d. 2006)

1925-02-22

Gerard Hoffnung, Berlin Germany, artist/humorist/musician

1925-08-14

Russell Baker, Loudoun County, Va, columnist/humorist (NY Times)

1927-02-21

Erma Bombeck, Dayton Ohio, humorist (Grass is Always Greener...)

1928-06-21

Mona Baptiste, Humorist müßte man sein

1929-07-26

Jean Shepherd, humorist (Playboy satire Award 1966, 1967, 1969)

1930-09-25

Shel Silverstein, American humorist and author (d. 1999)

1935-07-31

Yvon Deschamps, French-Canadian author and humorist

1936-01-05

Florence King, American humorist

1939-05-09

Pierre Desproges, French humorist (d. 1988)

1942-09-07

Garrison Keillor, humorist (Praire Home Companion)

1944-08-30

Molly Ivins, American political humorist (d. 2007)

1945-09-13

Noël Godin, Belgian humorist

1947-07-03

Dave Barry, American humorist and author

1947-12-10

Douglas Kenney, American humorist (d. 1980)

1952-04-02

Thierry Le Luron, French humorist (d. 1986)

1953-11-16

Griff Rhys Jones, British humorist/actor (Morons From Outer Space)

1960-08-30

Guy A. Lepage, Quebec humorist, television host and producer

1960-10-08

François Pérusse, Quebec humorist

1961-07-23

André Ducharme, Canadian (Québécois) humorist (Rock et Belles Oreilles) and author

1966-01-11

Marc Acito, American novelist and humorist

1966-04-24

Pierre Brassard, Quebec humorist and actor

1972-11-18

Robert Shapiro, American politician/humorist

1974-11-17

Berto Romero, Spanish humorist

Humorist - Notable Deaths

Will RogersAug 15, 1935

Humorist - Deaths
Date Event
1885-11-08

Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71

1905-10-28

Alphonse Allais, French humorist/writer (Le chat noir), dies

1935-08-15

Will Rogers, humorist, killed in plane crash in Alaska at 55

1945-11-21

Robert Benchley, US humorist (My 10 years in a quandary), dies at 56

1949-09-19

Will Cuppy, American humorist (b. 1884)

1959-09-28

Gerard Hoffnung, artist/humorist/musician, dies

1961-11-02

James Thurber, humorist (The Male Animal), dies at 66

1966-04-01

Flann O'Brien, Irish humorist (b. 1911)

1970-04-23

Herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show), dies at 51

1978-01-11

Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humorist and Urdu poet (b. 1927)

1979-10-17

S J Perelman, US humorist (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 75

1980-08-27

Sam Levenson, humorist (Sam Levenson Show), dies at 68

1980-08-27

Douglas Kenney, American humorist (b. 1947)

1988-04-18

Pierre Desproges, French humorist (b. 1939)

1989-01-31

Jack Douglas, humorist (My Brother Was an Only Child), dies at 80

1990-10-12

Max Tailleur, adjunct prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist, dies

1993-06-25

Mona Baptiste, Humorist müßte man sein

1994-03-20

Lewis Grizzard, American humorist (b. 1946)

1996-04-22

Erma Bombeck, humorist (Grass is Greener), dies at 69

2001-09-05

Justin Wilson, American Cajun chef and humorist (b. 1914)

2007-01-17

Art Buchwald, American humorist (b. 1925)

2008-03-12

Jorge Guinzburg, Argentine journalist, producer, humorist, and TV, theater and radio host (b. 1949)

2010-05-04

Zvonimir Levačić - Ševa, Croatian humorist and entertainer (b. 1943)


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