Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - March 19

1827: John Rollin Ridge is born. (Explore: John Rollin Ridge)

1907: Thomas Bailey Aldrich dies. (Explore: The Story of a Bad Boy, Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Marjorie Daw)

1916: Irving Wallace is born. (Explore: The Fan Club, The Celestial Bed, Irving Wallace)

1919: Peter (Henry) Abrahams is born. (Explore: A Wreath for Udomo, Peter Abrahams, Lights Out)

1933: Philip Roth is born. (Explore: The Ghost Writer, Zuckerman Bound, Philip Roth)

1944: Barry Beckham is born. (Explore: Runner Mack, Barry Beckham)

1950: Edgar Rice Burroughs dies. (Explore: Tarzan of the Apes, At the Earth's Core, Edgar Rice Burroughs)

1953: Robert Schenkkan is born. (Explore: The Kentucky Cycle, Robert Schenkkan)