Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - March 18

1768: Laurence Sterne dies. (Explore: Laurence Sterne, A Sentimental Journey, Journal to Eliza)

1813: Friedrich Hebbel is born. (Explore: Maria Magdalena, Friedrich Hebbel)

1842: Stéphane Mallarmé is born. (Explore: The Afternoon of a Faun, Stéphane Mallarmé, The Poetry of Mallarmé)

1892: Robert P. Tristram Coffin is born. (Explore: Robert P. Tristram Coffin)

1893: Wilfred Owen is born. (Explore: Wilfred Owen, The Poetry of Owen, Disabled)

1915: Richard Condon is born. (Explore: The Manchurian Candidate, Prizzi's Glory, Richard Condon)

1932: John Updike is born. (Explore: The Poorhouse Fair, John Updike, Licks of Love)

1940: Mark Medoff is born. (Explore: Children of a Lesser God, When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?, Mark Medoff)

1956: Louis Bromfield dies. (Explore: The Green Bay Tree, Louis Bromfield)

1986: Bernard Malamud dies. (Explore: Black Is My Favorite Color, Bernard Malamud, Angel Levine)

1991: John D. Voelker dies

1996: Odysseus Elytis dies. (Explore: Odysseus Elytis)