The Calendar of Literary Facts contains more than 6,500 events in literary history.
Anne Bradstreet dies. (Explore: Anne Bradstreet, To My Dear and Loving Husband)
Orestes Brownson is born. (Explore: Orestes Brownson)
John Knowles is born. (Explore: A Separate Peace, A Vein of Riches, John Knowles)
Breyten Breytenbach is born. (Explore: Breyten Breytenbach, The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist, End Papers)
Henry Louis Gates Jr. is born. (Explore: The Signifying Monkey, Colored People)
Howard Moss dies. (Explore: Howard Moss, Notes from the Castle)