Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - September 12

1880: H. L. Mencken is born. (Explore: H. L. Mencken, Prejudices, A Choice of Days)

1902: Marya Zaturenska is born. (Explore: Marya Zaturenska)

1907: Louis MacNeice is born. (Explore: Louis MacNeice, House on a Cliff, The Poetry of MacNeice)

1918: Juan José Arreola is born. (Explore: The Switchman, The Fair, Juan José Arreola)

1919: Leonid (Nikolaevich) Andreyev dies. (Explore: The Life of Man, Leonid Andreyev, Lazarus)

1949: Kevin Major is born. (Explore: Kevin Major)

1977: Robert Lowell dies. (Explore: Robert Lowell, The Nihilist as Hero, Collected Poems)