March 4, 1966: Dav Pilkey

On this day in 1966, author and cartoonist Dav Pilkey was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He’s best known for children’s books series, such as Captain Underpants and Dog Man. It’s been reported that he chose the unconventional spelling of his first name because some left the “e” off “Dave” on his Pizza Hut employee name tag.

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