The Calendar of Literary Facts contains more than 6,500 events in literary history.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is born. (Explore: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Oak and the Calf)
Grace Paley is born. (Explore: A Conversation with My Father, The Long-Distance Runner, Grace Paley)
Artur Lundkvist dies