Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - September 13

1592: Michel de Montaigne dies. (Explore: The Essays, Of Cannibals)

1663: The first slave rebellion in North America occurs in Gloucester County, Virginia

1876: Sherwood Anderson is born. (Explore: Winesburg, Ohio, Hands, Sherwood Anderson)

1916: Roald Dahl is born. (Explore: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl, Matilda)

1931: Adrienne Kennedy is born. (Explore: Funnyhouse of a Negro, A Movie Star Has to Star in Black and White, Adrienne Kennedy)

1940: Bruce Chatwin is born. (Explore: Bruce Chatwin, The Songlines, In Patagonia)