Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - July 30

1771: Thomas Gray dies. (Explore: Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, Thomas Gray, The Letters of Thomas Gray)

1784: Denis Diderot dies. (Explore: Denis Diderot, Jacques the Fatalist and His Master, Rameau's Nephew)

1924: José Antonio Villarreal is born. (Explore: Pocho, What are some weaknesses and strengths of the book Pocho by Juan Antonio...)

1942: Jack Miles is born. (Explore: God: A Biography, Christ, Jack Miles)