Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - August 5

1850: Guy de Maupassant is born. (Explore: The Necklace, Guy de Maupassant, The Piece of String)

1916: Peter Viereck is born. (Explore: For an Assyrian Frieze, Kilroy, Peter Viereck)

1929: A(lfred) Alvarez is born. (Explore: A(lfred) Alvarez)

1934: Wendell Berry is born. (Explore: Jayber Crow, Hannah Coulter, Wendell Berry)

2000: Dudley Randall dies. (Explore: Dudley Randall, Ballad of Birmingham)