Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - June 10

1911: Terence Rattigan is born. (Explore: French Without Tears, Terence Rattigan, The Winslow Boy)

1915: Saul Bellow is born. (Explore: Mr. Sammler's Planet, Saul Bellow, Are the works of Saul Bellow considered Realist?)

1928: Maurice Sendak is born. (Explore: Maurice Sendak, Dear Mili, Caldecott and Co.)

1933: Peter Blue Cloud is born. (Explore: Who was Peter Blue Cloud, and what did he contribute to literature?)

1940: Marcus Garvey dies. (Explore: Marcus Garvey, What is the theme of Marcus Garvey's Book  "Africa for the Africans"?)

1944: Leroy V. Quintana is born. (Explore: Leroy V. Quintana)

1949: Sigrid Undset dies. (Explore: The Axe, The Snake Pit, Sigrid Undset)

1958: Angelina Weld Grimke dies. (Explore: Grimké Sisters, Walking by Faith)

1973: William Inge dies. (Explore: Come Back, Little Sheba, Picnic, Bus Stop, William Inge, What is a good thesis statement for a research paper over the play Picnic by...)

1988: Louis L’Amour dies. (Explore: Hondo, The Walking Drum, The Daybreakers, Louis L'Amour)