Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - August 14

1867: John Galsworthy is born. (Explore: The Japanese Quince, Justice, John Galsworthy)

1925: Russell Baker is born. (Explore: Russell Baker, Growing Up)

1926: Alice (Boyd) Adams is born. (Explore: The Last Lovely City, Greyhound People, Alice Adams)

1947: Danielle Steel is born. (Explore: Bittersweet, Star, Kaleidoscope)

1951: Mark Stevens is born

1956: Bertolt Brecht dies. (Explore: Mother Courage and Her Children, The Good Person of Szechwan, Bertolt Brecht)

1963: Clifford Odets dies. (Explore: Waiting for Lefty, Golden Boy, Clifford Odets)

1994: Alice Childress dies. (Explore: Trouble in Mind, A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich, Alice Childress)

2004: Czesław Miłosz dies. (Explore: Czesław Miłosz, The Captive Mind, A Song on the End of the World)