The Calendar of Literary Facts contains more than 6,500 events in literary history.
Thomas Malthus is born. (Explore: Thomas Robert Malthus, An Essay on the Principle of Population)
Georges Simenon is born. (Explore: Maigret Meets a Milord, Georges Simenon, Maigret and the Yellow Dog)
Vladimir Mayakovsky produces his drama Klop (The Bedbug). (Explore: Vladimir Mayakovsky, The Bedbug)