Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - June 23

1770: Mark Akenside dies. (Explore: Who was Mark Akenside, and what has he contributed to British literature?)

1910: Jean Anouilh is born. (Explore: Antigone, Becket, Jean Anouilh)

1929: Michael Shaara is born. (Explore: The Killer Angels, Soldier Boy, Michael Shaara)

1936: Richard Bach is born. (Explore: Jonathan Livingston Seagull, One, Richard Bach)

1956: Michael Arlen dies. (Explore: Exiles, The View from Highway 1, The Camera Age)

2005: Shana Alexander dies. (Explore: The Astonishing Elephant, Nutcracker)