Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - April 9

1626: Francis Bacon dies. (Explore: Francis Bacon, Francis Bacon Essays, The New Atlantis)

1816: The first independent black denomination, the African Methodist Episcopal Church, is organized

1821: Charles Baudelaire is born. (Explore: Hymn to Beauty, Charles Baudelaire, Flowers of Evil)

1917: Edward Thomas dies. (Explore: Edward Thomas, What are the main themes of the poem "March" by Edward Thomas?, What is the meaning/form/rhyme etc of "Aspens" by Edward Thomas"?I cannot...)

1929: Paule Marshall is born. (Explore: To Da-duh in Memoriam, Brown Girl, Brownstones, Paule Marshall)

1929: Imre Kertesz is born. (Explore: Kaddish for a Child Not Born, Imre Kert├ęsz, Fatelessness)

1996: Richard Condon dies. (Explore: Emperor of America, The Manchurian Candidate, Richard Condon)