Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - November 22

1819: Mary Ann Evans (“George Eliot”) is born. (Explore: The Mill on the Floss, Middlemarch, George Eliot)

1869: André Gide is born. (Explore: André Gide, The Counterfeiters, The Journals of André Gide)

1916: Jack London dies. (Explore: The Call of the Wild, To Build a Fire, Jack London)

1945: The Nuremburg War Crimes Tribunal begins, with Nazi leaders put on trial for crimes against humanity

1963: C. S. Lewis dies. (Explore: Prince Caspian, C. S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia)

1963: Aldous Huxley dies. (Explore: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley)

1963: U.S. President John F. Kennedy is assassinated