Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - July 26

1856: Bernard Shaw is born. (Explore: Man and Superman, George Bernard Shaw, Caesar and Cleopatra, Bernard Shaw)

1929: Jean Shepherd is born. (Explore: Austin Clarke)

1934: Austin C. Clarke is born. (Explore: Leaving This Island Place, Austin Clarke)

1939: Ford Madox Ford dies. (Explore: Ford Madox Ford, Ford Madox Ford, Ford Madox Hueffer)

1942: Roberto Arlt dies. (Explore: The Seven Madmen, Roberto Arlt)

1987: Frank Marshall Davis dies. (Explore: Who was Frank Marshall Davis, and what did he contribute to American literature?)