Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - November 10

1483: Martin Luther is born. (Explore: Martin Luther, The Freedom of a Christian)

1728: Oliver Goldsmith is born. (Explore: She Stoops to Conquer, Oliver Goldsmith, The Poetry of Goldsmith)

1759: Friedrich Schiller is born. (Explore: Friedrich Schiller, Don Carlos, Infante of Spain, The Conqueror)

1879: Vachel Lindsay is born. (Explore: Vachel Lindsay, The Poetry of Lindsay, Letters of Vachel Lindsay)

1891: Arthur Rimbaud dies. (Explore: Arthur Rimbaud, The Drunken Boat, First Communions)

1913: Karl Shapiro is born. (Explore: Karl Shapiro, Troop Train, The Poetry of Shapiro)

2001: Ken Kesey dies. (Explore: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ken Kesey, The Further Inquiry)