Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - March 24

1882: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow dies. (Explore: The Arsenal at Springfield, The Jewish Cemetery at Newport, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

1903: Malcolm Muggeridge is born. (Explore: Malcolm Muggeridge)

1909: J. M. Synge dies. (Explore: Deirdre of the Sorrows, Riders to the Sea, J. M. Synge)

1919: Lawrence Ferlinghetti is born. (Explore: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Dog, Endless Life)

1926: Dario Fo is born. (Explore: Dario Fo, Mistero Buffo: Comic Mysteries, Archangels Don't Play Pinball)

1993: John Hersey dies. (Explore: The Wall, John Hersey, Manzanar)