Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - October 20

1854: Arthur Rimbaud is born. (Explore: Arthur Rimbaud, The Seven-Year-Old Poets, Dawn)

1905: Frederic Dannay is born

1940: Robert Pinsky is born. (Explore: The Sounds of Poetry, Robert Pinsky, An Explanation of America)

1946: Lewis Grizzard is born. (Explore: When My Love Returns from the Ladies Room, Will I Be Too Old to Care?)

1981: Mary Chase dies. (Explore: Harvey, Mary Coyle Chase, Mary Chase)

1983: Yves Theriault dies

1986: Fritz Hochwaelder dies