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1940

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[Birth] Thomas Harris born in Jackson, Tennessee; his family later moves to Rich, Mississippi, his father's hometown.

[Birth] April 25: Margaret-Love Denman was born in Oxford, Mississippi.

[Birth] September 15: Anne Moody born in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

[Stage Play] December 30: Battle of Angels by Tennessee Williams premieres in Boston, starring Miriam Hopkins. It bombs.

[Award] William Faulkner receives an O. Henry Award.
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