Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - June 25

1634: John Marston dies. (Explore: Eastward Ho!, The Malcontent, John Marston)

1903: Eric Blair (George Orwell) is born. (Explore: Animal Farm, 1984, George Orwell, What is the main theme in Animal Farm by George Orwell?, What is "1984" by George Orwell about?)

1913: Aime Cesaire is born. (Explore: The Tragedy of King Christophe, Aimé Césaire, Discourse on Colonialism, A Tempest)

1918: P. H. Newby is born. (Explore: Kith, P. H. Newby)

1935: Larry Kramer is born. (Explore: The Normal Heart, Larry Kramer)

1942: Michel Tremblay is born. (Explore: Michel Tremblay)

1984: Michel Foucault dies. (Explore: Michel Foucault, The Order of Things, Power/Knowledge)