Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - July 12

1817: Henry David Thoreau is born. (Explore: Walden, Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobedience)

1904: Pablo Neruda is born. (Explore: Ode to My Socks, Tonight I Can Write, Pablo Neruda)

1933: Donald E. Westlake is born. (Explore: Donald E. Westlake, The Ax)

1948: Dan Simmons is born. (Explore: Darwin's Blade, The Hyperion Cantos, Song of Kali)

1992: Caroline Miller dies. (Explore: Who was Caroline Pafford Miller, and what did she contribute to American...)