Today in History: September 13th. 1916 - Birth of Roald Dahl

On September 13th. 1916, Roald Dahl, one of my favorite childhood writers
was born. Besides that, he also was a British novelist, a short story writer, a
poet, a screenwriter and a even a fighting pilot. During World War II, Dahl
served as pilot with the Royal Air Force.

Own picture of a Roald Dahl Short Story book
















From Roald Dahl's books, 250 milion copies have sold worldwide.

His most famous (and my favorite) works are inter alia:

James and the Giant Peach;
Charly and the Chocolate Factory;
Mathilda;
The Witches;
etc...

Roald Dahl died on November 23rd. 1990.