Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - February 10

1755: Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu dies

1775: Charles Lamb is born. (Explore: Charles Lamb, Essays of Elia/Last Essays of Elia, The Letters of Charles Lamb)

1898: Bertolt Brecht is born. (Explore: Mother Courage and Her Children, The Good Person of Szechwan, Bertolt Brecht)

1920: Alex Comfort is born. (Explore: Alex(ander) Comfort)

1956: Leonora Speyer dies

1957: Laura Ingalls Wilder dies. (Explore: Little House in the Big Woods, Little House on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder)

1992: Alex Haley dies. (Explore: The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots: The Saga of an American Family, Alex Haley)

2005: Arthur Miller dies. (Explore: Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, Arthur Miller)