Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - January 22

1561: Francis Bacon is born. (Explore: Francis Bacon, Novum Organum, The New Atlantis)

1788: George Gordon, Lord Byron is born. (Explore: Don Juan, Byron's Letters and Journals, Lord Byron)

1849: August Strindberg is born. (Explore: The Bond, The Dance of Death, August Strindberg)

1908: Sinclair Ross is born. (Explore: As for Me and My House, Sawbones Memorial, Sinclair Ross)

1922: Howard Moss is born. (Explore: Howard Moss, Notes from the Castle)

1937: Joseph Wambaugh is born. (Explore: Joseph Wambaugh, The Secrets of Harry Bright, Hollywood Station)

1945: Michael Cristofer is born. (Explore: The Shadow Box, Michael Cristofer)

1993: Kobo Abe dies. (Explore: Kōbō Abe, The Face of Another, Friends)

2000: Anne Hebert dies. (Explore: Héloïse, Kamouraska, Anne Hébert)