Monday, March 2, 2009

Literary Birthdays

Literary Birthdays Calendar

Jan. 1, 1879 E. M. Forster

Jan. 1, 1873 Mariano Azuela

Jan. 5, 1848 Khristo Botev

Jan. 8, 1824 Wilkie Collins

Jan. 9, 1873 Hayyim Nahman Bialik

Jan. 10, 1834 John E. E. Dahlberg Acton

Jan. 13, 1802 Eduard von Bauernfeld

Jan. 16, 1749 Vittorio Alfieri

Jan. 17, 1820 Anne Bronte

Jan. 19, 1790 Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom

Jan. 19, 1782 Michel Bibaud

Jan. 20, 1876 Henry Leon Gustave Charles Bernstein

Jan. 21, 1705 Isaac Hawkins Browne

Jan. 22, 1849 August Strindberg

Jan. 22, 1561 Francis Bacon

Jan. 23, 1783 Marie Henri Bryle (Stendahl)

Jan. 24, 1732 Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

Jan. 25, 1759 Robert Burns

Jan. 25, 1882 Virginia Woolf

Jan. 26, 1781 Achim Von Arnim

Jan. 28, 1841 Henry Morton Stanley

Jan. 31, 1923 Norman Mailer

Feb. 2, 1882 James Joyce

Feb. 3, 1874 Gertrude Stein

Feb. 4, 1805 William Harrison Ainsworth

Feb. 4, 1740 Carl Michael Bellman

Feb. 5, 1534 Giovanni Bardi

Feb 7, 1812 Charles Dickens

Feb. 7, 1885 Sinclair Lewis

Feb. 8, 1604 Francois Hedelin Aubignac

Feb. 10, 1609 Sir John Suckling

Feb. 15, 1764 Jens Immanuel Baggesen

Feb. 16, 1838 Henry Adams

Feb. 18, 1825 Mor Jokai

Feb. 20, 1870 Pieter Cornelis Boutiens

Feb. 21, 1907 Wystan Hugh Auden

Feb. 22, 1801 William Barnes

Feb. 23, 1899 Erich Kastner

Feb. 23, 1613 Samuel Pepys

Feb. 24, 1804 Charles de Bernard

Feb. 25, 1917 Anthony Burgess

Feb. 26, 1802 Victor Hugo

Feb. 27, 1902 John Steinbeck

Feb. 28, 1865 Arthur Symons


Mar. 1, 1917 Robert Lowell

Mar. 2, 1942 John Winslow Irving

Mar. 3, 1800 Evgeni Abramovich Baratynski

Mar. 5, 1922 Pier Paolo Paolini

Mar. 6, 1885 Ring Lardner

Mar. 6, 1806 Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Mar. 11, 1544 Torquato Tasso

Mar. 13, 1892 Janet Flanner (Genet)

Mar. 14, 1823 Theodore de Banville

Mar. 16, 1585 Gerbrand A. Bredero

Mar. 18, 1932 John Hoyer Updike

Mar. 19, 1933 Philip Milton Roth

Mar. 20, 1823 Edward Judson (Ned Buntline)

Mar. 26, 1911 Tennessee Williams

Mar. 27, 1746 Michael Bruce

Mar. 29, 1831 Amelia Edith Barr


Apr. 2 1725 Giacomo Casanova

Apr. 2, 1805 Hans Christian Andersen

Apr. 3, 1798 John Banim

Apr. 4, 1785 Bettina von Arnim

Apr. 4, 1574 Gabriel Bataille

Apr. 5, 1834 Frank Stockton

Apr. 6, 1866 Lincoln Steffens

Apr. 9, 1821 Charles Pierre Baudelaire

Apr. 10, 1950 H. A. Maxson

Apr. 11, 1905 Attila Jozsef

Apr. 14, 1900 Karin Maria Boye

Apr. 16, 1871 John Millington Synge

Apr. 17, 1863 Constantine Cavafy

Apr. 18, 1837 Henry Francois Becque

Apr. 20, 1807 Jacques Louis Napoleon Bertrand

Apr. 21, 1837 Fredrik Baje

Apr. 21, 1816 Charlotte Bronte

Apr. 22, 1816 Philip James Bailey

Apr. 22, 1819 Friedrich Martin von Bodenstedt

Apr. 23, 1564 William Shakespeare

Apr. 24, 1825 Robert Michael Ballantyne

Apr. 24, 1815 Anthony Trollope

Apr. 25, 1914 Ross Lockridge, Jr.

Apr. 27, 1874 Maurice Baring

May 3, 1912 May Sarton

May 5, 1867 Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochran)

May 6, 1861 Rabindranath Tagore

May 7, 1812 Robert Browning

May 7, 1857 Jose Valentim Fialho de Almeida

May 7, 1776 Daniel Berzsenyi

May 8, 1698 Henry Baker

May 9, 1860 Sir James Matthew Barrie

May 12, 1907 Daphne Du Maurier

May 12, 1812 Edward Lear

May 15, 1890 Katherine Anne Porter

May 17, 1873 Henri Barbusse

May 20, 1799 Honore de Balzac

May 22, 1688 Alexander Pope

May 26, 1799 Alexander Pushkin

May 27, 1867 Arnold Bennett

May 30, 1835 Alfred Austin

Jun 2. 1816 Grace Aguilar

Jun 3, 1867 Konstantin Dmitrievich Balmont

Jun 6, 1799 Alexander Pushkin

Jun. 8, 1874 Jose Martinex Ruiz (Azorin)

Jun. 10, 1832 Sir Edwin Arnold

Jun. 12, 1827 Johanna Spyri

Jun. 13, 1752 Fanny Burney

Jun. 13, 1574 Richard Barnfield

Jun. 14, 1811 Harriet Beecher Stowe

Jun. 18, 1896 Philip Barry

Jun. 20, 1905 Lillian Hellman

Jun. 20, 1743 Anna Laetitia Barbauld

Jun. 21, 1912 Mary McCarthy

Jun. 21, 1813 William Edmondstoune Aytoun

Jun. 23, 1910 Jean Anouilh

Jun. 23, 1889 Anna Akhmatova

Jun. 24, 1842 Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce

Jun. 25, 1875 Sir Ernest John Pickstone

Jun. 29, 1809 Petrus Borel

Jun. 29, 1900 Antoine St. Exupery

Jun. 30, 1803 Thomas Lovell Beddoes


Jul. 3, 1883 Franz Kafka

Jul. 3, 1860 Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Jul. 9, 1843 Bertha Felicie Sophie

Jul. 12, 1602 Edward Benlowes

Jul. 19, 1863 Hermann Bahr

Jul 21, 1899 Ernest Hemingway

Jul. 22, 1898 Stephen Vincent Benet

Jul. 24, 1900 Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald

Jul. 26, 1856 George Bernard Shaw

Jul. 27, 1870 Hillaire Belloc

Jul. 29, 1869 Booth Tarkington

Jul. 30, 1818 Emily Bronte

Jul. 30, 1888 Jean Jacques Bernard

Aug. 3, 1887 Rupert Brooke

Aug. 5, 1889 Conrad Aiken

Aug. 5, 1796 Michael Banim

Aug. 8, 1884 Sara Teasdale

Aug. 10, 1860 Laurence Binyon

Aug. 12, 1866 Jacinto Benevente y Martinez

Aug. 14, 1867 John Galsworthy

Aug. 14, 1836 Sir Walter Besant

Aug. 15, 1888 T. E. Lawrence

Aug. 17, 1840 Wilfred Scawen Blunt

Aug. 18, 1856 Asher Ginzberg (Ahad Haam)

Aug. 19, 1686 Eustace Budgell

Aug. 24, 1872 Sir Max Beerbohm

Aug. 26, 1830 Guillaume Apollinaire

Sep. 1, 1789 Marguerite Blessington

Sep. 3, 1745 Karl Viktor von Bonstetten

Sep. 6, 1860 Jane Addams

Sep. 7, 1866 Tristan Bernard

Sep. 7, 1756 Willem Bilderdijk

Sep. 9, 11778 Clemens Brentano

Sep. 11, 1885 D. H. Lawrence

Sep. 11, 1762 Joanna Baillie

Sep. 12, 1649 Sir Thomas Pope Blount

Sep. 13, 1876 Sherwood Anderson

Sep. 15, 1867 Oetr Bezruc

Sep. 17, 1883 William Carlos Williams

Sep. 18, 1709 Samuel Johnson

Sep. 20, 1884 Maxwell Evarts Perkins

Sep. 22, 1680 Barthold H. Brockes

Sep. 24, 1896 F. Scott Fitzgerald

Sep. 25, 1897 William Faulkner

Sep. 26, 1888 T. S. Eliot

Sep. 26, 1859 Irving Addison Bacheller

Sep. 27, 1821 Henri Frederic Amiel

Sep. 28, 1840 Rudolf Baumbach

Oct. 1, 1760 William Beckford

Oct. 2, 1879 Wallace Stevens

Oct. 4, 1797 Albert Bitzius (Jeremias Gotthelf)

Oct. 6, 1869 Bo Hjalmar Bergman

Oct. 8, 1833 Edmund Clarence Stedman

Oct. 9, 1863 Edward William Bok

Oct. 10, 1870 Ivan Alekseevich Bunin

Oct. 11, 1782 Steen Steensen Blicher

Oct. 13, 1817 William Kirby

Oct. 13, 1797 Thomas Haynes Bayly

Oct. 16, 1854 Oscar Wilde

Oct. 17, 1792 Sir John Bowring

Oct. 20, 1554 Balint Balassi

Oct. 22, 1919 Doris Lessing

Oct. 25, 1884 Eduardo Barrios

Oct. 25, 1941 Anne Tyler

Oct. 26, 1880 Andrei Bely

Oct. 27, 1914 Dylan Thomas

Oct. 27, 1932 Sylvia Plath

Oct. 28, 1659 Nicholas Brady

Oct. 28, 1903 Evelyn Waugh

Oct. 29, 1740 James Boswell

Oct. 30, 1885 Ezra Pound

Oct. 31, 1795 John Keats

Nov. 1, 1880 Sholem Asch

Nov. 2, 1808 Jules Amadee Barbey D’Aurevilly

Nov. 3, 1794 William Cullen Bryant

Nov. 5, 1735 James Beattie

Nov. 8, 1806 Roger de Beauvoir

Nov. 9, 1721 Mark Akenside

Nov. 9, 1928 Anne Sexton

Nov. 10, 1883 Olaf Jacob Martin Luther Bull

Nov. 11, 1791 Jozsef Katona

Nov. 11, 1922 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Nov. 13, 1850 Robert Louis Stevenson

Nov. 15, 1897 Sacheverell Sitwell

Nov. 16, 1889 George S, Kaufman

Nov. 19, 1899 Allen Tate

Nov. 20, 1757 Philippe S. Bridel

Nov. 21, 1495 John Bale

Nov. 22, 1877 Endre Ady

Nov. 24, 1713 Laurence Sterne

Nov. 26, 1883 Mihaly Babits

Nov. 28, 1757 William Blake

Nov. 28, 1793 Carl Jonas Love Almqvist

Nov. 29, 1832 Louisa May Alcott

Nov. 29, 1781 Andres Bello

Nov. 30, 1667 Jonathan Swift

Nov. 30, 1813 Louise Victorine Ackermann


Dec. 1, 1935 Woody Allen

Dec. 2, 1885 Nikos Kazantzakis

Dec. 6, 1886 Joyce Kilmer

Dec. 6, 1788 Richard Harris Barham

Dec. 7, 1873 Willa Cather

Dec. 8, 1832 Bjornstjerne Martinus Bjornson

Dec. 9, 1608 John Milton

Dec. 11, 1824 Victor Balaguer

Dec.12, 1766 Nikolai Karamzin

Dec. 15, 1888 Maxwell Anderson

Dec. 16, 1775 Jane Austen

Dec. 21, 1849 James Lane Allen

Dec. 21, 1804 Benjamin Disraeli

Dec. 24, 1822 Matthew Arnold

Dec. 25, 1665 Lady Grizel Baillie

Dec. 26, 1853 Rene Bazin

Dec. 28, 1872 Pio Baroja

Dec. 30, 1865 Rudyard Kipling

Dec. 31, 1747 Gottfried August Burger

1 comment:

  1. This would make a cool calender....my dad got me into literture and I never go out without a book, even it's a trashy novel. Re-read most of Willa Cather on my winter hunting trip to Maine. Cool blog

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