Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - April 18

1580: Thomas Middleton is born. (Explore: The Changeling, Thomas Middleton)

1837: Henri Becque is born. (Explore: Henri Becque)

1948: Kathy Acker is born. (Explore: Kathy Acker)

1954: John Patrick Shanley is born. (Explore: Doubt, John Patrick Shanley, What is the theme of John Patrick Shanley's 2004 play Doubt?)

2002: Thor Heyerdahl dies. (Explore: Thor Heyerdahl)