Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - February 7

1478: Sir Thomas More is born. (Explore: Utopia, History of King Richard III, Thomas More)

1601: Shakespeare's Richard II is presented at the Globe. (Explore: Richard II, William Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre)

1812: Charles Dickens is born. (Explore: Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens)

1873: Sheridan Le Fanu dies. (Explore: Uncle Silas, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Green Tea)

1885: Sinclair Lewis is born. (Explore: Main Street, Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis)

1995: James Merrill dies. (Explore: Lost in Translation, James Merrill, The Broken Home)

1998: Lawrence Sanders dies. (Explore: The Fourth Deadly Sin, Lawrence Sanders, Capital Crimes)

2001: Anne Morrow Lindbergh dies. (Explore: Gift from the Sea, Steep Ascent, Anne Morrow Lindbergh)