Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - August 13

1667: Jeremy Taylor dies. (Explore: The Great Exemplar)

1842: John Banim dies

1930: Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins dies. (Explore: Contending Forces, The Magazine Novels of Pauline Hopkins, Pauline Hopkins)

1934: Mary (Hunter) Austin dies

1946: H. G. Wells dies. (Explore: The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, H. G. Wells)

1994: Elias Canetti dies. (Explore: Auto-da-Fé, Elias Canetti, Crowds and Power)

1998: Julian Green dies. (Explore: Greenfinger)