Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - November 25

1562: Lope de Vega is born. (Explore: The Star of Seville, Lope de Vega Carpio, Justice Without Revenge)

1877: Harley Granville-Barker is born

1926: Poul (William) Anderson is born

1939: Shelagh Delaney is born. (Explore: A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney)

1950: Johannes V. Jensen dies. (Explore: The Long Journey, Johannes V. Jensen)

1960: Richard Wright dies. (Explore: The Outsider, American Hunger, Richard Wright)

1970: Kimitake Hiraoka (Yukio Mishima) dies. (Explore: Fountains in the Rain, The Sea of Fertility, Yukio Mishima)

1974: Cyril Connolly dies. (Explore: Cyril Connolly, The Unquiet Grave, The Selected Essays of Cyril Connolly)

1993: John Burgess Wilson (Anthony Burgess) dies. (Explore: The Right to an Answer, Anthony Burgess, Ernest Hemingway and His World)