Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - January 5

1846: Rudolf Eucken is born. (Explore: Rudolf Christoph Eucken)

1921: Friedrich Duerrenmatt is born

1926: W. D. Snodgrass is born. (Explore: W. D. Snodgrass, April Inventory, Heart's Needle)

1926: Margaret Laurence is born. (Explore: The Stone Angel, The Diviners, Margaret Laurence)

1931: Juan Goytisolo is born. (Explore: The Exile Trilogy, Juan Goytisolo, Quarantine)

1932: Umberto Eco is born. (Explore: The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco, Interpretation and Overinterpretation)

1936: Ramón del Valle-Inclán dies

1938: Ngugi wa Thiong’o is born

1953: Samuel Beckett’s En Attendant Godot (Waiting for Godot) is produced