Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - July 29

1869: Booth Tarkington is born. (Explore: The Gentleman from Indiana, Booth Tarkington, Alice Adams)

1900: Eyvind Johnson is born. (Explore: Eyvind Johnson)

1905: Stanley Kunitz is born. (Explore: Father and Son, Stanley Kunitz, The Snakes of September)

1909: Chester Himes is born. (Explore: Cotton Comes To Harlem, The Crazy Kill, Chester Himes)

1918: Edwin O’Connor is born. (Explore: The Last Hurrah, Edwin O'Connor)

1945: S. E. K. Mqhayi dies. (Explore: What did S. E. K. Mqhayi contribute to South African culture and literature?)

1983: Luis Buñuel dies. (Explore: Luis Buñuel)