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[Birth] January 1: James Seay born in Panola County, Mississippi.

[Birth] July 5: Historian John F. Marszalek was born in Buffalo, New York.

[Birth] August 2: Charles Wilson born in Kennett, Missouri.

[Birth] August 23: Lewis Nordan born in Jackson, Mississippi.

[Film] Premiere of the film Gunga Din, screenplay by Freg Guiol with story by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur, and William Faulkner.

[Award] William Faulkner receives an O. Henry Award and is elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters.
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