Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - March 16

1839: René François Armand Prudhomme (Sully Prudhomme) is born. (Explore: Sully Prudhomme)

1892: César Vallejo is born. (Explore: César Vallejo, The Distant Footsteps, Spanish Image of Death)

1906: Francisco (de Paula y Garcia Duarte) Ayala is born

1940: Selma Lagerlöf dies. (Explore: The Legend of the Christmas Rose, Selma Lagerlöf, The Diary of Selma Lagerlöf)

1952: Alice Hoffman is born. (Explore: The River King, Alice Hoffman, The Ice Queen)

1995: Albert Hackett dies. (Explore: The Diary of Anne Frank, Albert Hackett)