Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - July 24

1802: Alexandre Dumas pére is born. (Explore: Doña Perfecta)

1864: Frank Wedekind is born. (Explore: Pandora's Box, Spring Awakening, Frank Wedekind)

1916: John D. Macdonald is born. (Explore: The Lonely Silver Rain, One More Sunday, John D. MacDonald)

1927: Ryunosuke Akutagawa dies. (Explore: Akutagawa Ryunosuke)

1991: Isaac Bashevis Singer dies. (Explore: The King of the Fields, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Moon and Madness)