June 5, 2012 – Ray Bradbury, bestselling science fiction author, dies at 91

June 5, 2012 – Ray Bradbury, bestselling science fiction author, dies at 91

On this day in 2012, one of the preeminent science fiction authors of the 20th century, Ray Bradbury, whose books include “The Martian Chronicles,” “Fahrenheit 451” and “Something Wicked This Way Comes,” dies at age 91 in Los Angeles.

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May 02, 1936 – Manuscript of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Conversations at Midnight destroyed in hotel fire

May 02, 1936 – Manuscript of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Conversations at Midnight destroyed in hotel fire

Edna St. Vincent Millay’s work in progress, Conversations at Midnight, is burned in a hotel fire on Sanibel Island, Florida, on this day in 1936.

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