Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - November 17

1494: Giovanni Pico della Mirandola dies. (Explore: Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Oration on the Dignity of Man)

1916: Shelby Foote is born. (Explore: Shelby Foote, Oration on the Dignity of Man)

1930: Elizabeth Cook-Lynn is born

1939: Auberon Waugh is born. (Explore: Auberon Waugh)

1992: Audre Lorde dies. (Explore: What My Child Learns of the Sea, Audre Lorde, Chosen Poems, Old and New)

1995: Charles Gordone dies. (Explore: Charles Gordone)