Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - July 10

1640: Aphra Behn is born. (Explore: The Rover, Aphra Behn)

1871: Marcel Proust is born. (Explore: Swann's Way, Marcel Proust, In Marcel Proust's "Swann's Way," what is the author conveying to his...)

1902: Nicolás Guillén is born. (Explore: Nicolás Guillén)

1905: Mildred Augustine Benson is born. Under the name "Carolyn Keene," she contributed to the Nancy Drew series. (Explore: Nancy Drew Series, Carolyn Keene)

1923: Earl Hamner Jr. is born. (Explore: Hamner, Earl, Jr.)

1931: Alice Munro is born. (Explore: Lives of Girls and Women, How I Met My Husband, Alice Munro)

1965: Jacques Audiberti dies. (Explore: Who was Jacques Audiberti, and what did he contribute to French literature?)