Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - April 10

1867: George William Russell (“A.E.”) is born. (Explore: Æ, Homeward, George William Russell)

1909: Algernon Charles Swinburne dies. (Explore: Algernon Charles Swinburne, Atalanta in Calydon, Hymn to Proserpine)

1931: Kahlil Gibran dies. (Explore: The Prophet, Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings)

1937: Bella Akhatovna Akhmadulina is born. (Explore: Bella Akhmadulina, The Garden: New and Selected Poetry and Prose)

1941: Paul Theroux is born. (Explore: The Mosquito Coast, Paul Theroux, Dark Star Safari)

1966: Evelyn Waugh dies. (Explore: Brideshead Revisited, Scoop, Evelyn Waugh)