This Day in the Arts: March 12
Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac is born in Lowell, Massachusetts.
American playwright Edward Albee, author of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, is born in Washington, DC.
Lucy M. Lewis, a leading American Indian potter, dies in the hospital of the Acomo Pueblo in New Mexico. Her birth date was never recorded, but her family believed she was 93 years old. She was one of a group of artists who revived ancient Pueblo pottery styles.