Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - June 21

1839: Joaquim María Machado de Assis is born. (Explore: Dom Casmurro, Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, The Psychiatrist)

1902: Joseph Kesselring is born. (Explore: Arsenic and Old Lace, Joseph Kesselring)

1905: Jean-Paul Sartre is born. (Explore: No Exit, The Wall, Jean-Paul Sartre)

1935: Françoise Quoirez (Sagan) is born. (Explore: Bonjour Tristesse, Françoise Sagan, Françoise Quoirez)

1942: Henry Taylor is born. (Explore: Henry Taylor, The Flying Change, Landscape with Tractor)

1948: Ian McEwan is born. (Explore: Ian McEwan, Black Dogs, Atonement)

1949: Jane Urquhart is born. (Explore: The Whirlpool, The Stone Carvers, Jane Urquhart)

1983: Owen Dodson dies. (Explore: The Poetry of Dodson, Owen Dodson)