Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - August 6

1809: Alfred, Lord Tennyson is born. (Explore: The Eagle, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, The Lady of Shalott)

1902: Georgette Heyer is born. (Explore: Georgette Heyer)

1934: Piers Anthony is born. (Explore: Ogre, Ogre, The Xanth Series, Piers Anthony)

2001: Jorge Amado dies. (Explore: Tent of Miracles, Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon, Jorge Amado)

2004: Donald Justice dies. (Explore: Incident in a Rose Garden, Donald Justice, Men at Forty)