Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - April 23

1564: William Shakespeare is born

1616: Miguel de Cervantes dies

1616: William Shakespeare dies

1695: Henry Vaughan dies

1850: William Wordsworth dies

1902: Halldór Kiljan Gudjonsson (Halldór Laxness) is born

1915: Rupert Brooke dies

1918: Margaret Avison is born

1929: George Steiner is born

1948: Charles Johnson is born

1992: Satyajit Ray dies