Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - April 2

742: Charlemagne is born. (Explore: Charlemagne)

1550: Edward de Vere, seventeenth Earl of Oxford, is born

1805: Hans Christian Andersen is born. (Explore: Hans Christian Andersen, Andersen's Fairy Tales, The Little Mermaid)

1840: Emile Zola is born. (Explore: Émile Zola, Earth, Germinal)

1914: Paul Heyse dies. (Explore: Paul Heyse)

1963: Richard M. Weaver dies