Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - September 26

1859: Irving Bacheller is born

1921: Cyprian Ekwensi is born. (Explore: People of the City, Cyprian Ekwensi, The Great Beyond)

1933: Sidney Kingsley’s drama Men in White is first performed. (Explore: Men in White, Sidney Kingsley)

1949: Jane Smiley is born. (Explore: Long Distance, A Thousand Acres, Jane Smiley)

1990: Alberto Pincherle dies. (Explore: 1934, The Time of Indifference, Alberto Moravia)