Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - August 19

1850: Honoré de Balzac dies. (Explore: La Grande Breteche, Honoré de Balzac)

1902: Ogden Nash is born. (Explore: Ogden Nash, Custard and Company, Ogden Nash)

1903: James Gould Cozzens is born. (Explore: By Love Possessed, Guard of Honor, James Gould Cozzens)

1936: Federico García Lorca dies. (Explore: The House of Bernarda Alba, Federico García Lorca, The Poetical Works of Federico García Lorca)

1945: Albert Jay Nock dies