This Day in Jewish History 1893: A Master of High Comedy May Have Been Born

S.N. Behrman, a child of Orthodox, Lithuanian immigrants, discovered a knack for knocking the higher classes, which he did with brilliant wit.

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June 9, 1893 is the birthdate chosen by the playwright, screenwriter and essayist S.N. Behrman. The child of Orthodox, Lithuanian immigrants to the United States, Behrman knew his year of birth, but not the...