Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - October 6

1892: Alfred, Lord Tennyson dies. (Explore: Alfred, Lord Tennyson, The Lady of Shalott, Ulysses)

1914: Thor Heyerdahl is born. (Explore: Kon-Tiki, Aku-aku, Thor Heyerdahl)

1916: Stanley Ellin is born. (Explore: Stanley Ellin)

1925: Shana Alexander is born. (Explore: The Astonishing Elephant, Nutcracker)

1979: Elizabeth Bishop dies. (Explore: The Fish, One Art, Elizabeth Bishop)