Today in Writer History (Part 7)

Literature Topics: Author - Essayist - Journalist - Jurist - Novelist - Playwright - Poetess - Poetry - Scholar

Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 2,641

1870-02-18 - William Laurel Harris, American mural painter, writer (d. 1924)
1870-03-05 - [B] Franc[lin] Norris, US, writer (McTeague, Octopus)
1870-08-27 - Amado Nervo, [Juan C Ruiz de Nervo], Mexican writer/poet
1870-10-10 - Louise Mack, Australian writer (d. 1935)
1870-11-29 - Andre Lichtenberger, French sociologist/writer (Le petit roi)
1871-01-26 - Warner Fabian, [Samuel H Adams], US journalist/writer (Average Jones)
1871-02-09 - Franc S Finzgar, Slovenian clergyman/writer (Our Blood)
1871-05-04 - Mynona, writer
1871-05-06 - Ch Morgenstern, writer
1871-05-18 - Franiska zu Reventlow, writer
1871-06-17 - Nicolae Iorga, writer/poet/literature historian/pres of Romania
1871-07-15 - Kunikida Doppo, Japanese writer (d. 1908)
1871-08-21 - Leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh)
1871-09-23 - Frantisek Kupka, Czech writer
1871-09-27 - Grazia Deledda, Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1936)
1871-10-03 - Stijn Streuvels, [Frank Lateur], Flemish writer (De Valschaard)
1872-01-15 - Arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944)
1872-01-18 - Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami)
1872-02-06 - Theodor Lessing, writer [or Feb 8]
1872-03-20 - Karin Michaelis, writer
1872-04-13 - A Roda Roda, writer
1872-07-22 - David D Salas, Antillian writer (Josefina)
1872-08-24 - Max Beerbohm, England, caricaturist/writer/wit (Saturday Review)
1872-10-01 - Israel Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee)
1872-10-06 - Mikhail Kuzmin, Russian writer (d. 1936)
1872-10-08 - John Cowper Powys, British writer (Wood & Stone)
1872-10-27 - Emily Post, authority on social behavior/writer (Etiquette)
1872-11-09 - Bohdan Lepky, Ukrainian writer and poet (d. 1941)
1872-12-08 - J C Powys, writer
1873-01-19 - Hans E Blaich, writer
1873-06-21 - Henry M Tomlinson, British writer (Sea & Jungle)
1873-07-06 - Paul Keller, German writer (Ferien vom Ich)
1873-09-28 - Waclaw Rawicz, [Berent], Warsaw Poland, biologist/writer
1874-01-04 - Sven Fleuron, writer
1874-03-05 - Arthur van Schendel, Dutch writer (The World a Dancing Party)
1874-04-28 - Karl Kraus, writer
1874-04-30 - Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian priest/writer
1874-05-27 - Richard von Schaukal, Austria poet/writer (Eros Thanatos)
1874-06-13 - Leopoldo Lugones, Argentina, writer
1874-07-24 - Oswald Chambers, Scottish minister and writer (d. 1917)
1874-07-29 - August Stramm, writer
1874-08-06 - Charles Fort, American writer and researcher (d. 1932)
1874-09-18 - Johannes Anker Larsen, Danish writer (Vises Sten)
1874-10-14 - Margarete Susman, writer
1874-12-12 - Volter A Kilpi, Finnish writer (Alastalon salissa)
1875-04-18 - Ivana Brlic-Mazuranic, Croatian writer (d. 1938)
1875-04-29 - Rafael Sabatini, Italian/British writer (d. 1950)
1875-05-04 - Ramiro de Maeztu y Whitney, Spanish writer (Don Quixote & Celestine)
1875-08-26 - John Buchan, Scotland, Gov-Gen of Canada/writer (Battle of Somme)
1875-10-17 - Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer (Yes & No!)
1875-10-31 - Seerp Anema, poet/writer (Dutch Coasts)
1875-11-14 - Jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer: Conrad Pilater
1875-12-20 - T F Powys, Wales, writer (Captain Patch, Goat Green)
1876-01-09 - Hans Bethge, writer
1876-01-12 - Jack London, American writer/socialist (Call of the Wild)
1876-01-17 - Olga Fastrova, writer
1876-02-23 - Agnes M Royden, writer
1876-03-31 - Borisav "Bora" Stanković, Serbian writer (d. 1927)
1876-05-27 - Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski, Polish writer (d. 1945)
1876-06-23 - Irvin S Cobb, Ky, writer/humorist (Old Judge Priest)
1876-08-12 - Mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer (Miss Pinkerton)
1876-09-07 - C.J. Dennis, Australian poet and writer (d. 1938)
1876-10-04 - Hugh McCrae, Australian writer (d. 1958)
1876-10-11 - G von Le Fort, writer
1876-12-15 - Ferdinand Hardekopf, writer
1876-12-20 - Jan Van Oudshoorn, [Jan K Feylbrief], Dutch writer (Maze of Senses)
1876-12-22 - Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Ital writer (Futurism e Futurista)
1877-02-17 - Isabelle Eberhardt, Swiss explorer and writer (d. 1904)
1877-02-26 - Carel S Adama van Scheltema, Dutch poet/writer (socialism)
1877-04-10 - Alfred Kubin, writer
1877-05-26 - Jean Schlumberger, French writer (La Mort de Sparte)
1877-06-09 - Rudolf Borchardt, writer
1877-06-24 - Aleksei M Remizov, Russian writer (Iveren)
1877-09-28 - Stanner E V Taylor, St Louis MO, director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona)
1877-12-14 - Lieven Duvosel, Flemish music writer/composer (Leiecyclys)
1878-01-04 - Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
1878-01-14 - Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
1878-01-21 - Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)
1878-01-22 - Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
1878-02-02 - Christian Gauss, educator/writer (Phi Beta Kappa award namesake)
1878-03-10 - Karel van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God at Sea)
1878-03-14 - Carel T Scharten, Dutch poet/writer (Forces of the Future)
1878-03-24 - Top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N-Naeff], Dutch writer
1878-04-15 - Robert Walser, writer
1878-06-12 - James O Curwood, US, journalist/writer (Kazan the wolfdog)
1878-07-24 - Lord Dunsany, [Edward JMD Plunkett], Irish sci-fi writer (Time & Gods)
1878-08-02 - Aino J M Kallas, Finnish writer (White Ship, Estonian Tales)
1878-08-10 - Alfred Döblin, German writer (d. 1957)
1878-08-14 - Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else)
Author Upton Beall SinclairAuthor Upton Beall Sinclair (1878-09-20) 1878-09-20 - Upton Beall Sinclair, Baltimore, Maryland, US writer (Jungle), (d. 1968)
1878-09-24 - C. F. Ramuz, Swiss writer (d. 1947)
1878-11-25 - Georg Kaiser, writer
1878-12-15 - Hans Carossa, writer
1879-01-11 - Antonio Beltramelli, writer
1879-01-19 - Boris Savinkov, Russian writer (d. 1925)
1879-02-24 - Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun)
1879-03-04 - Bernhard Kellermann, writer
1879-03-08 - M Lichnowsky, writer
1879-04-20 - Robert Lynd, Irish writer/critic (Pleasures of Ignorance)
1879-04-28 - Franz Arnold, writer

Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 2,112

1917-04-24 - Oskar Blumenthal, writer, dies
1917-05-01 - Jose E Rodo, Uruguayan writer (Motivos de proteo), dies
1917-12-08 - Mendele Moykher Sforim, Russian writer (b. 1836)
1918-03-09 - [Benjamin] Franc[lin] Wedekind, German writer/press sec, dies at 53
1918-07-25 - Franiska zu Reventlow, writer, dies at 47
1918-08-29 - Max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51
1918-10-13 - Gerrit Engelke, German writer (Briefer der Liebe), dies
1918-11-29 - Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Helten), dies at 40
1918-12-02 - Margit Kaffka, writer, dies at 38
1919-01-08 - Peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59
1919-02-05 - Vasili V Rozanov, Russian philosopher/writer, dies at 62
1919-05-21 - Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French ship's doctor/writer, dies
1919-08-30 - Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung), dies
1919-09-12 - Leonid N Andrejev, Russ journalist/writer (Seven Hangs), dies at 48
1919-10-08 - Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la Robe), dies
1919-10-13 - Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1857)
1920-01-01 - Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57
1920-02-08 - Richard Dehmel, writer, dies at 56
1920-02-26 - Ludwig Rubiner, writer, dies at 38
1920-03-08 - Rafael Obligado, Argentine writer (Santos Vega), dies at 69
1920-03-21 - Federigo Tozzi, Ital writer/journalist (Torre, Tre Croci), dies at 37
1920-04-10 - Tryggve Andersen, Norwegian writer (Mod Kvaeld), dies at 53
1920-06-30 - Lena Christ, writer, dies at 38
1920-09-16 - Daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Polar History), dies at 32
1920-12-12 - Olive Schreiner, South Afr writer (Healing Imagination), dies at 75
1921-05-12 - Emilia Pardo Bazan, Spanish writer (La sirena negra), dies
1921-05-22 - Marie E Wilton, writer, dies
1921-06-18 - Eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguay writer (Nativa, Lanza y Sable), dies
1921-06-18 - Herman Baccaert, Flemish philological/writer (Kantkennis), dies at 37
1921-08-08 - Juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio), dies at 59
1921-08-26 - Ludwig Thoma, writer, dies
1921-09-13 - Italo Svevo, writer, dies at 59
1921-09-30 - Oskar Panizza, writer, dies at 77
1921-12-25 - Korolenko, writer, dies
1922-01-27 - Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (I Mala Voglia), dies at 81
1922-10-28 - Hugo Verriest, Flemish writer/poet (Flemish Motion), dies
1923-01-03 - Jaroslav Hasek, Czech writer (Good Soldier Schweyk), dies at 39
Short story writer Katherine MansfieldShort story writer Katherine Mansfield (1923-01-09) 1923-01-09 - Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand short story writer (Dove's Nest), dies of tuberculosis at 34
1923-03-08 - Krišjānis Barons, Latvian writer (b. 1835)
1923-06-10 - Pierre Loti, [Julien Viaud], French sea officer/writer, dies
1923-07-16 - Louis M A Couperus, poet/writer (Books of Small Soles), dies at 60
1923-10-14 - Marcellus Emants, writer/poet (Refrained from Confession), dies
1923-11-23 - Urmuz, Romanian writer (b. 1883)
1923-11-26 - Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60
1923-12-01 - Virginie Loveling, Belgian writer and poet (b. 1836)
1923-12-12 - Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20
1924-01-28 - Simon Abramsz, Dutch writer (Artist book), dies at 56
1924-02-24 - Edmond Picard, Fren/Belgium writer (Ambidextre journalist), dies at 87
1924-03-29 - Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/writer, dies at 71
1924-05-06 - Carel S Adama van Scheltema, poet/writer (socialism), dies at 47
1924-05-08 - Lev N Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23
1924-05-10 - Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (L'ave), dies at 58
Writer Franz KafkaWriter Franz Kafka (1924-06-03) 1924-06-03 - Franz Kafka, Czech writer (Trial, Amerika, Metamorphosis), dies at 40
1924-06-30 - Jacob Israel de Haan, Dutch poet/writer (Pypelyntjes), dies at 42
1924-08-03 - Joseph Conrad, Polish/British writer (Heart of Darkness), dies at 66
1924-10-09 - Valery Bryusov, Russian writer and critic (b. 1873)
1924-10-12 - Anatole France, writer, dies at 80
1924-10-13 - Anatole France, [Jacques Thibault], writer (Ecrivain Francais), dies
1924-12-29 - Carl Spitteler, Swiss writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845)
1925-02-18 - James Lane Allen, US writer (Choir Invisible), dies at 75
Novelist Joseph ConradNovelist Joseph Conrad (1924-08-03) 1925-05-12 - Amy Lowell, writer, dies at 51
1925-05-13 - Boris V Savinkov, Russian writer/terrorist, dies
1925-05-14 - Henry Rider Haggard, English writer (Dawn, She), dies
1925-06-04 - Pierre Louys, [PF Louis], French writer (Aphrodite), dies
1925-07-13 - Gerben Postma [Ids], Fries writer (Lytse Fryske Spraekleare), dies
1925-08-01 - John Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61
1925-08-17 - Ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer of Romanian origin (b. 1848)
1925-09-29 - E Runar Schildt, Finnish writer (Galgmannen), dies at 36
1925-10-24 - Jindrich S Baar, Czech pastor/writer (Lusy), dies at 56
1925-12-23 - A S C Wallis, [Adele von Antal-Opzoomer], writer (Vorstengunst), dies
1925-12-25 - Sergei Jessenin, writer, dies at 30
1925-12-29 - Félix E Vallotton, Swiss painter/writer (Chaste Susanne), dies at 60
1926-05-21 - Ronald Arthur A Firbank, British writer (Prancing Nigger), dies at 40
1926-06-04 - Eugeen of Oye, Flemish writer/poet (Sparks & Radiates), dies
1926-08-01 - Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies
1926-10-06 - Charles Van de Banks, Flemish writer/poet (Red Horse), dies
1926-10-13 - Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61
1926-12-12 - Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Contes sans morale), dies at 77
1927-03-03 - Mikhail Artsybashev, Russian writer (b. 1878)
1927-03-31 - Borisav "Bora" Stanković, Serbian writer (b. 1875)
1927-04-15 - Gaston Leroux, French writer (b. 1868)
1927-05-28 - Georges Eekhoud, Belgian writer (Belgian Kempen), dies
1927-07-24 - Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Japanese writer (b. 1892)
1927-07-25 - Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne), dies
1927-07-30 - Robert Marquies de Flers, French writer (Monsieur Bretonneau), dies
1927-08-13 - James Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49
1927-09-29 - Arthur Achleitner, German writer (b. 1858)
1927-10-22 - Borisav "Bora" Stanković, Serbian writer (b. 1876)
1927-11-23 - S Przybyszewski, writer, dies
1928-03-18 - Paul van Ostaijen, Flemish writer (Outlawed), dies at 32
1928-04-29 - Henrich Federer, Switz, writer (I Switch Off The Light), dies at 61
1928-05-04 - Barry E Odell Pain, English writer (Punch), dies at 63
1928-06-17 - Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies
1928-08-14 - Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Spuk/Rasputin), dies at 37
1928-09-13 - Italo Svevo, [Ettore Schmitz], Italian writer (Una Vita), dies at 66
1928-12-01 - José Eustasio Rivera, Colombian writer (b. 1888)
1928-12-16 - Elinor Wylie, American poet and writer (b. 1885)
1929-01-09 - Heiner Muller, writer, dies
1929-08-23 - Charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies
1929-10-04 - John Metzelaar, Dutch/US writer (Report on the Fishes), dies at 37


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