Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - September 1

1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs is born. (Explore: At the Earth's Core, A Princess of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs)

1906: Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert (who wrote under the pseudonyms “Jean Plaidy” and “Victoria Holt”) is born. (Explore: Eleanor Hibbert)

1926: James Reaney is born. (Explore: Colours in the Dark, The Killdeer, James Reaney)

1939: German and Russian armed forces advance into Poland, beginning World War II in Europe. (Explore: Why did Great Britain and France sit on their hands after declaring war on..., What did Hitler do to start WWII?no)

1951: Timothy Zahn is born. (Explore: Cobra, Deadman Switch, The Last Command)