Calendar of Literary Facts

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

Literary Facts - December 15

1683: Izaak Walton dies. (Explore: Izaak Walton, The Compleat Angler, Lives)

1888: Maxwell Anderson is born. (Explore: Both Your Houses, Winterset, Maxwell Anderson)

1913: Muriel Rukeyser is born. (Explore: Effort at Speech Between Two People, Ajanta, Muriel Rukeyser)

1936: Edna O’Brien is born. (Explore: The Country Girls Trilogy, Night, Edna O'Brien)

1937: Donald Goines is born