The Calendar of Literary Facts contains more than 6,500 events in literary history.
F. R. Leavis is born. (Explore: F. R. Leavis, The Living Principle)
Irving Stone is born. (Explore: The Agony and the Ecstasy, Irving Stone)
Isaac Bashevis Singer is born. (Explore: Gimpel the Fool, Isaac Bashevis Singer)
German Jews of East European birth are stripped of their citizenship by the Nazis
Susan Howatch is born. (Explore: Absolute Truths, Scandalous Risks, Glittering Images)
Nick Bantock is born. (Explore: Sabine's Notebook)
Jacinto Benavente dies. (Explore: The Bonds of Interest, The Passion Flower, Jacinto Benavente y Martínez)