Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - December 3

1857: Joseph Conrad is born. (Explore: Heart of Darkness, The Secret Agent, Joseph Conrad)

1894: Robert Louis Stevenson dies. (Explore: Treasure Island, The Black Arrow, Robert Louis Stevenson)

1910: Mary Baker Eddy dies. (Explore: Mary Baker Eddy)

1936: Alfred Uhry is born. (Explore: Driving Miss Daisy, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Alfred Uhry)

2000: Gwendolyn Brooks dies. (Explore: The Poetry of Brooks, A Street in Bronzeville, Gwendolyn Brooks)

2001: Juan José Arreola dies. (Explore: The Switchman, The Fair, Juan José Arreola)