Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - June 14

1811: Harriet Beecher (Stowe) is born. (Explore: Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe, How does Stowe's zeal for the subject of anti-slavery and her numerous...)

1901: Salvatore Quasimodo is born. (Explore: Salvatore Quasimodo)

1907: René Char is born. (Explore: René Char)

1928: Ernesto (Che) Guevara is born. (Explore: Che Guevara, Who Was Che Guevara?)

1933: Jerzy Kosinski is born. (Explore: The Painted Bird, Being There, Jerzy Kosinski)

1936: G. K. Chesterton dies. (Explore: G. K. Chesterton, The Hammer of God, The Invisible Man)

1941: John Edgar Wideman is born. (Explore: A Glance Away, Brothers and Keepers, John Edgar Wideman)

1948: Gertrude Atherton dies. (Explore: Who was Gertrude Atherton, and what did she contribute to American literature?)

1968: Salvatore Quasimodo dies. (Explore: Salvatore Quasimodo)