Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - August 7

1904: Ralph J. Bunche is born. (Explore: Ralph Bunche, Ralph J. Bunche, Ralph Bunche)

1927: William C. Knott is born

1941: Sir Rabindranath Tagore dies. (Explore: 60, Rabindranath Tagore, The Postmaster)

1942: Garrison Keillor is born. (Explore: Lake Wobegon Days, Leaving Home, Garrison Keillor)

1974: Rosario Castellanos dies. (Explore: Rosario Castellanos Reader, Cooking Lesson, Rosario Castellanos)

1979: Nicholas Monsarrat dies. (Explore: The Cruel Sea)

1995: Brigid Brophy dies. (Explore: Brigid Brophy)