Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - March 12

1471: Sir Thomas Malory dies. (Explore: Le Morte d'Arthur, Thomas Malory)

1912: Irving Layton is born. (Explore: Irving Layton)

1922: Jean-Louis Lebris de (“Jack”) Kerouac is born. (Explore: On the Road, The Portable Jack Kerouac, Jack Kerouac)

1928: Edward Albee is born. (Explore: Three Tall Women, The American Dream, Edward Albee)

1936: Virginia Hamilton is born. (Explore: Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush, Virginia Hamilton, In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World)

1947: Tom Clancy is born. (Explore: The Ultimate Escape, Clear and Present Danger, Tom Clancy)

1953: Carl Hiaasen is born. (Explore: Stormy Weather, Native Tongue, Carl Hiaasen)

2001: Robert Ludlum dies. (Explore: The Bourne Ultimatum, Robert Ludlum, The Bourne Supremacy)

2003: Howard Fast dies. (Explore: Howard Fast, The Pledge, The Immigrant's Daughter)