Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - June 28

1712: Jean-Jacques Rousseau is born. (Explore: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract, Confessions)

1867: Luigi Pirandello is born. (Explore: Six Characters in Search of an Author, Luigi Pirandello, War)

1909: Eric Ambler is born. (Explore: A Coffin for Dimitrios, Journey into Fear, Eric Ambler)

1947: Mark Helprin is born. (Explore: Perfection, A Soldier of the Great War, Mark Helprin)

2001: Mortimer Adler dies. (Explore: Desires, Right, and Wrong, Reforming Education, The Four Dimensions of Philosophy)