The Calendar of Literary Facts contains more than 6,500 events in literary history.
Joseph Conrad is born. (Explore: Heart of Darkness, The Secret Agent, Joseph Conrad)
Robert Louis Stevenson dies. (Explore: Treasure Island, The Black Arrow, Robert Louis Stevenson)
Mary Baker Eddy dies. (Explore: Mary Baker Eddy)
Alfred Uhry is born. (Explore: Driving Miss Daisy, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Alfred Uhry)
Gwendolyn Brooks dies. (Explore: The Poetry of Brooks, A Street in Bronzeville, Gwendolyn Brooks)
Juan José Arreola dies. (Explore: The Switchman, The Fair, Juan José Arreola)