Pío Baroja is born. (Explore: Paradox, King, The Tree of Knowledge, Caesar or Nothing, Pío Baroja)
Mortimer Adler is born. (Explore: Desires, Right, and Wrong, Philosopher at Large)
Carl Spitteler dies. (Explore: Carl Spitteler)
Manuel Puig is born. (Explore: Kiss of the Spider Woman, Betrayed By Rita Hayworth, Heartbreak Tango, Manuel Puig, What are themes in Manuel Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman that are consistent...)
Theodore Dreiser dies. (Explore: Sister Carrie, An American Tragedy, The Lost Phoebe, Theodore Dreiser, Evaluate Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie as a city novel.
John D. Macdonald dies. (Explore: The Lonely Silver Rain, One More Sunday, John D. MacDonald, Barrier Island)
William X. Kienzle dies. (Explore: Deadline for a Critic, The Bishop As Pawn, Masquerade, William X(avier) Kienzle)