Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - December 30

1865: Rudyard Kipling is born. (Explore: Kim, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, If, Rudyard Kipling, The Poetry of Kipling)

1869: Stephen Leacock is born. (Explore: Stephen Leacock, My Financial Career, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, Literary Lapses, I'm searching for any kind of detailed response to Stephen Leacock's essay...)

1918: A. W. Purdy is born. (Explore: A(lfred) W(ellington) Purdy)

1924: Lloyd (Chudley) Alexander is born. (Explore: The Book of Three, The Iron Ring, The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen, Lloyd Alexander)

1942: Matt Cohen is born. (Explore: Matt Cohen)

1944: Romain Rolland dies. (Explore: Jean-Christophe, Romain Rolland)

1956: Larry Duplechan is born

1961: Douglas Coupland is born. (Explore: Life After God, Eleanor Rigby, Microserfs, Douglas Coupland)