Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - July 14

1895: F. R. Leavis is born. (Explore: F. R. Leavis, The Living Principle)

1903: Irving Stone is born. (Explore: The Agony and the Ecstasy, Irving Stone)

1904: Isaac Bashevis Singer is born. (Explore: Gimpel the Fool, Isaac Bashevis Singer)

1933: German Jews of East European birth are stripped of their citizenship by the Nazis

1940: Susan Howatch is born. (Explore: Absolute Truths, Scandalous Risks, Glittering Images)

1949: Nick Bantock is born. (Explore: Sabine's Notebook)

1954: Jacinto Benavente dies. (Explore: The Bonds of Interest, The Passion Flower, Jacinto Benavente y Martínez)