Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - January 12

1729: Edmund Burke is born. (Explore: Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France, A Vindication of Natural Society)

1876: Jack London is born. (Explore: The Call of the Wild, To Build a Fire, Jack London)

1878: Ferenc Molnar is born. (Explore: Liliom, Ferenc Molnár)

1892: Djuna Barnes is born. (Explore: Djuna Barnes, Nightwood, Ryder)

1952: Walter Mosley is born. (Explore: A Little Yellow Dog, The Man in My Basement, Walter Mosley)

1965: Lorraine Hansberry dies. (Explore: A Raisin in the Sun, To Be Young, Gifted, and Black, Lorraine Hansberry)