Saturday, September 26, 2015

September 26

Born:



1872 - Max Ehrmann
American poet most known for his 1927 work "Desiderata."








1888 - T.S. Eliot
American-born British poet whose best known works are "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrockand "The Waste Land."




1949 - Jane Smiley
American novelist who won the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her book A Thousand Acres.







1962 - Mark Haddon
English novelist and poet, best known for his 2003 novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.





Died:
1904 - Lafcadio Hearn
1935 - Andy Adams
1946 - William, Jr. Strunk
1947 - Hugh Lofting
1952 - George Santayana
1973 - Samuel Flagg Bemis

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