Calendar of Literary Facts

The Calendar of Literary Facts contains more than 6,500 events in literary history.

Literary Facts - January 15

1622: Molière is born. (Explore: The Imaginary Invalid, Molière, The Hypochondriac)

1921: Raymond Souster is born. (Explore: Raymond Souster)

1933: Ernest J. Gaines is born. (Explore: A Lesson before Dying, Catherine Carmier, Ernest J. Gaines)

1936: Frank Conroy is born. (Explore: Body and Soul, Frank Conroy, Stop-Time)

1952: Joseph Kramm’s drama The Shrike is first performed. (Explore: The Shrike, Joseph Kramm)

1982: Ramón Sender dies. (Explore: Ramón Sender)