The Calendar of Literary Facts contains more than 6,500 events in literary history.

1864 Literary Facts

Frances Margaret Taylor and Peter Gallwey, S.J. found the Catholic periodical The Month in London

The International Red Cross is founded

Louis Pasteur invents the process of pasteurization

James Madison Bell publishes The Day and the War

Stéphen Mallarmé publishes Le Parnasse contemporain

John Clare dies

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Frank Wedekind is born

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