Calendar of Literary Facts

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

Literary Facts - September 17

1863: Alfred de Vigny dies. (Explore: Cinq-Mars, Alfred de Vigny, The Poetry of Vigny)

1932: Robert B. Parker is born. (Explore: Hush Money, Double Deuce, Robert B. Parker)

1935: Ken Kesey is born. (Explore: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion, Ken Kesey)

1939: Carl Dennis is born. (Explore: The God Who Loves You, The Outskirts of Troy, Carl Dennis)

1958: Fenton Johnson dies