Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - September 18

1709: Samuel Johnson is born. (Explore: Samuel Johnson, The Vanity of Human Wishes, Preface to Shakespeare)

1905: George MacDonald dies. (Explore: The Golden Key, The Princess and the Goblin)

1915: The fictional twosome of Bertie Wooster and Jeeves is introduced by P. G. Wodehouse in the story “Extricating Young Gussie,” published in The Saturday Evening Post