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William ShakespeareJan 29, 1595

Miguel de CervantesJan 6, 1605

GalileoFeb 22, 1632

John MiltonNov 23, 1644

Isaac NewtonJul 5, 1687

Alexander PopeMay 15, 1711

Thomas PaineJan 10, 1776

Benjamin BannekerAug 19, 1791

Wilhelm GrimmDec 20, 1812

Jane AustenJan 28, 1813

Mary ShelleyJan 1, 1818

Charles DarwinNov 16, 1835

Charles DickensFeb 7, 1836

Nathaniel HawthorneMar 16, 1850

Herman MelvilleNov 14, 1851

Harriet Beecher StoweMar 20, 1852

Alfred TennysonDec 9, 1854

Walt WhitmanJul 4, 1855

Lewis CarrollNov 26, 1865

Karl MarxOct 1, 1867

Bram StokerMay 18, 1897

Beatrix PotterOct 2, 1902

W.E.B. Du BoisNov 1, 1910

James JoyceFeb 2, 1922

Virginia WoolfMay 14, 1925

HitlerDec 10, 1926

Margaret MitchellJun 30, 1936

J. R. R. TolkienSep 21, 1937

Ernest HemingwayOct 15, 1937

John SteinbeckApr 14, 1939

William FaulknerMay 11, 1942

Benjamin SpockJul 14, 1946

Anne FrankJun 25, 1947

Charles M. SchulzOct 2, 1950

J. D. SalingerJul 16, 1951

Francis CrickApr 25, 1953

LeninJun 30, 1956

Boris PasternakSep 5, 1958

John LennonApr 27, 1964

Dorothy HeightMar 20, 1965

Aleksandr SolzhenitsynDec 28, 1973

Peter BenchleyJan 16, 1974

John F Kennedy JrSep 26, 1995

J. K. RowlingJun 26, 1997

Bill JamesJun 17, 2003

Carl Gustav JungOct 7, 2009

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Published - Historical Events
Date Event
534-11-16

A second and final revision of the Codex Justinianus is published.

820-01-20

Book of mother, published

1446-10-09

The Hangul alphabet is published in Korea.

1490-03-23

1st dated edition of Maimonides "Mishneh Torah" published

1493-12-23

Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published.

1546-01-23

Having published nothing for eleven years, Francois Rabelais publishes the Tiers Livre, his sequel to Gargantua and Pantagruel.

1570-05-22

1st atlas 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' (Theatre of the World), published by Abraham Ortelius in Antwerp with 70 maps

1580-06-25

Book of Concord, standards of Lutheran Church, 1st published

1580-07-12

Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.

1595-01-29

William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed. First published early 1597

1600-12-20

Ottario Rinuccini/Giulio Caccini's opera "Euridice" published

1604-05-06

Leon VII Spanish poet's first poem is published: La Cocina.

1605-01-06

The first edition of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha (Book One of Don Quixote) by Miguel de Cervantes is published in Madrid.

1607-06-30

Annales Ecclesiastici (Scientific History of Catholicism) published

1609-05-20

Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.

1609-10-12

Children's rhyme "Three Blind Mice" published in London

1632-02-22

Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published.

1639-01-14

1st Connecticut constitution (Fundamental Orders) adopted in Hartford, published by Rodger Ludlow

1644-11-23

Areopagitica, a pamphlet decrying censorship, written by John Milton is published.

1678-02-18

John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published in Holborn, London by Nathaniel Ponder

1687-07-05

Isaac Newton's great work PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England. Outlines his laws of motion and universal gravitation.

1693-06-27

1st woman's magazine "Ladies' Mercury" published (London)

1704-04-17

1st successful US newspaper; published in Boston by John Campbell

1711-05-15

Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Criticism" is published anonymously

1742-08-29

Edmond Hoyle published his "Short Treatise" on the card game whist

1743-03-05

1st US religious journal, The Christian History, published, Boston

1743-07-18

1st half-page newspaper ad is published (NY Weekly Journal)

1749-02-10

10th (final) volume of Fielding's "Tom Jones" is published

1749-02-28

1st edition of Henry Fieldings' "Tom Jones" published

1755-04-15

Samuel Johnson's "A Dictionary of the English Language" published in London.

1767-07-03

Norway's oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, is founded (first edition published this date).

1768-12-06

1st edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland)

1776-01-10

"Common Sense" Pamphlet by Thomas Paine, published advocating American independence

1776-02-17

1st volume of Gibbon's "Decline & Fall of Roman Empire" published

1776-12-19

Thomas Paine published his 1st "American Crisis" essay, in which he wrote, "These are the times that try men's souls"

1781-01-20

1st edition of Pieter It Hoens "Post of Neder-Rhijn" published

1782-12-29

1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston

1786-07-29

1st newspaper published west of Alleghanies, Pitts Gazette

1787-10-26

"Federalist Papers" published, calls for ratification of United States' Constitution

1789-01-21

1st American novel, WH Brown's "Power of Sympathy," is published

1791-08-19

Benjamin Banneker published his 1st Almanac

1791-12-04

Britain's Observer, oldest Sunday newspaper in the world, 1st published

1792-10-13

"Old Farmer's Almanac" is 1st published

1792-11-25

Farmer's Almanac first published

1794-12-08

1st issue of Herald of Rutland, VT published

1802-07-07

1st comic book "The Wasp" is published

1805-09-04

1st edition of Batavian State Courrier published

1809-01-20

1st US geology book published by William Maclure

1810-12-15

1st Irish magazine in US, Shamrock, is published

1812-12-20

"Grimm's Fairy Tales" by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm is published

1813-01-28

Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" is published by Thomas Egerton in the United Kingdom.

1814-01-28

Stendahl's 1st book is published

1814-07-07

Walter Scott's "Waverley" published

1814-09-20

"Star Spangled Banner" published as a song, lyrics by Francis Scott Key, tune by John Stafford Smith

1818-01-01

Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" is published anonymously by the small London publishing house of Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones

1820-07-01

1st edition of newspaper "Courrier de la Meuse" published

1820-12-15

1st General pharmacopoeia in US published, Boston

1821-08-06

1st edition of "Courrier of Pays-Bas" newspaper published in Brussels

1823-12-23

"Visit from St Nicholas" by C Moore published in Troy (NY) Sentinel

1828-02-21

1st American Indian newspaper in US, "Cherokee Phoenix," published

1829-09-28

Walker's Appeal, racial antislavery pamphlet, published in Boston

1830-03-26

The Book of Mormon is published in Palmyra, New York.

1830-05-20

1st railroad timetable published in newspaper (Baltimore American)

1830-05-24

"Mary Had A Little Lamb" is published

1834-02-18

1st US labor newspaper, "The Man," published, NYC

1834-06-25

Pope Gregory XVI's encyclical "Singulari nos" published

1834-11-01

First published reference to poker (as Mississippi riverboat game)

1835-11-16

Charles Darwin's voyage published in Cambridge Philosophical Society

1836-02-07

"Sketches by Boz" (essays) published by Charles Dickens

1836-07-30

First English language newspaper published in Hawaii

1841-04-14

Edgar Allen Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue" published

1841-04-20

1st detective story (Edgar Allen Poe's "Murders in Rue Morgue") published

1841-07-17

British humorous and satirycal magazine "Punch" first published; it finally closed in 2002

1842-09-18

1st edition of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, published

1843-12-19

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published, 6,000 copies sold

1844-05-25

1st telegraphed news dispatch is published in Baltimore Patriot

1845-01-29

Edgar Allen Poe's "Raven" 1st published (NYC)

1846-02-05

"Oregon Spectator" is 1st newspaper to be published on the West Coast

1847-01-09

1st SF newspaper published (California Star)

1847-01-15

1st Swedish magazine in US, Skandinavia, published in NYC

1847-10-16

Charlotte Bronte's book "Jane Eyre" published

1850-01-26

1st German language daily newspaper in US published, NYC

1850-03-16

Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" published

1851-11-14

"Moby Dick" by Herman Melville published

1852-03-20

Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" published (Boston)

1852-04-29

1st edition of Peter Roget's Thesaurus published

1852-09-11

Olympia Columbian is 1st newspaper published north of Columbia R

1854-12-09

Alfred Tennyson's poem, "Charge of the Light Brigade," published

1855-07-04

In Brooklyn, New York, the first edition of Walt Whitman's book of poems, titled Leaves of Grass, is published.

1857-04-12

Gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary" published

1857-06-01

Charles Baudelaire's Fleurs du mal is published.

1857-11-09

Atlantic Monthly magazine 1st published

1858-01-30

William Wells Brown published 1st Black drama, "Leap to Freedom"

1859-04-30

Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" is first published in literary periodical All the Year Round, continues in weekly installments until Nov 26

1859-05-17

Australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published

1859-11-26

Last weekly installment of Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" is published in literary periodical All the Year Round

1860-06-09

1st US "dime novel" published: "Malaseka, The Indian Wife of the White Hunter," by Mrs Ann Stevens

1862-09-23

Lincoln's Emancipation is published in Northern Newspapers

1865-07-04

First edition of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is published

1865-11-26

"Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll published in USA

1866-09-04

1st Hawaiian daily newspaper published

1867-10-01

Karl Marx' "Das Kapital" published

1868-10-01

1st edition of Maasbode published

1873-01-11

1st livestock market newspaper published, Drover's Journal, Chicago

1877-07-01

1st edition of "Amsterdammer" published

1878-01-28

Yale Daily News published, 1st college daily newspaper

1878-02-11

1st weekly weather report published in UK

1880-02-01

The first edition of theatrical newspaper The Stage is published.

1881-02-13

The feminist newspaper La Citoyenne is first published in Paris by the activist Hubertine Auclert.

1881-10-15

1st American fishing magazine, American Angler published

1881-10-29

Judge (U.S. magazine) first published.

1881-12-04

The first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published.

1884-02-01

1st volume of the Oxford English Dictionary, A-Ant, published

1884-07-03

Dow Jones published it's 1st stock avg

1885-05-02

"Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published

1887-07-26

1st Esperanto book published

1888-06-03

"Casey at the Bat" published (SF Examiner)

1890-03-01

1st US edition of Sherlock Holmes (Study in Scarlet) published

1890-05-17

Comic Cuts, 1st weekly comic paper, published in London

1891-11-30

Pope Leo XIII's encyclical "Rerum novarum" published

1892-01-15

Basketball rules published in Triangle Magazine, Mass

1893-08-09

1st US bowling magazine, Gut Holz, published in NY

1894-11-18

1st newspaper Sunday color comic section published (NY World)

1896-04-19

Herzl's "The Jewish State" is published

1897-05-18

Dracula, a novel by Irish author Bram Stoker is published.

1897-09-02

"McCal" magazine first published

1900-04-02

1st edition of The Volk published (Amsterdam)

1900-11-08

Theodore Dreiser's novel "Sister Carrie" is published

1902-10-02

Beatrix Potter's "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" is published by Frederick Warne & Co. in London.

1904-12-28

1st daily wireless weather forecasts published (London)

1905-05-05

Robert S Abbott published 1st issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender"

1905-09-27

1st published blues composition forms sale, WC Handy Memphis Blues

1905-12-16

"Variety" covering all phases of show business, 1st published

1907-03-24

The first issue of the Georgian Bolshevik newspaper Dro is published.

1907-11-02

Ottawa Mint Proclamation is published

1910-11-01

First issue of "Crisis" published by editor W.E.B. Du Bois

1914-01-10

1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published

1914-11-07

The first issue of The New Republic magazine is published.

1915-08-12

"Of Human Bondage" by William Somerset Maugham, published

1916-01-01

1st issue of "Journal of Negro History" published

1916-01-27

Communist party "Spartacus Letters" 1st published in Berlin

1916-10-27

1st published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety)

1918-02-08

"Stars & Stripes," weekly US armed forces newspaper, 1st published

1918-03-16

Geoffrey O'Hara's "K-K-K-Katy" song published

1918-09-05

Decree "On Red Terror" is published in Russia

1919-10-02

1st edition "Volkskrant" (People's newspaper) published in Neth

1921-05-05

Miniature newspaper published (Brighton Gazette 10 x 13 cm)

1922-02-02

James Joyce's "Ulysses" published in Paris (1,000 copies)

1922-02-05

Reader's Digest magazine 1st published

1923-09-28

Radio Times 1st published

1924-03-04

"Happy Birthday To You" published by Claydon Sunny

1924-04-18

1st crossword puzzle book published (Simon & Schuster)

1924-10-25

"Little Orphan Annie" comic strip 1st published

1925-02-21

1st issue of "New Yorker" magazine published

1925-05-14

Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs Dalloway is published.

1926-12-10

2nd part of Hitler's Mein Kampf published

1928-04-19

The 125th and final fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary is published.

1933-01-07

1st edition of People & Fatherland published in Netherlands

1933-02-17

1st issue of "Newsweek" magazine published

1933-03-31

1st newspaper published on pine pulp paper, "Soperton News" (Ga)

1933-10-04

Esquire magazine is 1st published

1935-07-30

1st Penguin book is published, starting the paperback revolution

1936-06-30

Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind" published

1936-11-23

1st issue of Life, picture magazine created by Henry R Luce is published

1937-09-21

J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' is published

1937-10-15

Ernest Hemingway novel "To Have & Have Not" published

1939-02-28

The first issue of Serbian weekly magazine Politikin zabavnik is published.

1939-04-14

John Steinbeck novel "The Grapes of Wrath" published

1940-02-28

Richard Wright's "Native Son" published

1940-03-01

Richard Wright's novel "Native Son" is published

1941-02-14

Carson McCuller's "Reflections in a Golden Eye" published

1941-05-20

Archer's "Christian Calendar & Gregorian Reform" published

1942-05-11

William Faulkner's collections of short stories, Go Down, Moses, is published.

1942-12-01

The Beveridge Report is published by the British government unveiling plans for a post-war welfare state

1945-11-01

First issue of Ebony magazine published by John H Johnson

1946-07-14

Dr Benjamin Spock's "Common Sense Book of Baby & Child Care" published

1947-06-25

1st version of Anne Frank's diary "Het Achterhuis" published in The Netherlands

1947-11-24

John Steinbeck's novel "Pearl" published

1950-01-23

3rd edition of Joseph Kane's Famous 1st Facts published

1950-10-02

1st strip of Charlie Brown, "Li'l Folks", later "Peanuts", by Charles M. Schulz published in 9 papers

1951-03-19

Herman Wouk's "Caine Mutiny" published

1951-07-16

Novel "Catcher in Rye" by J. D. Salinger published

1952-05-07

The concept of the integrated circuit, the basis for all modern computers, is first published by Geoffrey Dummer.

1952-09-08

Ernest Hemmingway's "Old Man & the Sea" published

1952-11-14

First regular UK singles chart published by the New Musical Express.

1953-04-25

Francis Crick and James Watson's discovery of the double helix structure of DNA is published in "Nature" magazine

1955-08-27

"Guinness Book of World Records" 1st published

1955-10-26

First edition of "Village Voice" (NYC) published

1956-06-30

Lenin's politics testament (1923) published in Moscow

1957-12-04

1st edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published

1958-08-18

"Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov published

1958-09-05

"Doctor Zhivago" by Boris Pasternak published in US

1963-10-29

"Meet the Beatles" booklet is published

1964-04-27

John Lennon's "In His Own Write" is published in US

1965-03-20

Civil and Women's Rights Activist Dorothy Height has her first column published in the weekly African-American newspaper called the "New York Amsterdam News"

1965-06-14

John Lennon's 2nd book "A Spaniard in the Works" is published

1968-07-05

"Manifest of 1000 words" published in Prague

1969-06-18

A report published by the International Commission of Jurists on the British government's policy in Northern Ireland is critical of both the British government and the Northern Ireland government

1970-03-16

New English Bible published

1970-06-19

Jim Bouton's controversial "Ball Four" is published

1970-09-30

New American Bible published

1971-10-19

Last issue of "Look" magazine is published

1971-11-16

The Compton inquiry is published, acknowledging that there was ill-treatment of internees, but rejected claims of systematic brutality or torture (Northern Ireland)

1972-04-06

The Scarman Tribunal Report, an inquiry into the causes of violence during the summer of 1969 in N Ireland, is published, finding that the Royal Ulster Constabulary had been seriously at fault

1972-04-18

The Widgery Report on 'Bloody Sunday' in Northern Ireland is published, causing outrage among the people of Derry who call it the "Widgery Whitewash"

1973-12-28

The 'The Gulag Archipelago', a literary investigation of the police-state system in the Soviet Union written by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, is published in the original Russian in Paris

1974-01-16

"Jaws" by Peter Benchley is published

1974-06-01

The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims is published in the journal Emergency Medicine.

1978-10-10

British pop music magazine "Smash Hits" first published

1980-09-30

Ethernet specifications published by Xerox working with Intel and Digital Equipment Corporation.

1980-12-17

Mauritania provisional constitution published

1981-02-13

Longest sentence published by NY Times-1286 words

1982-09-15

1st issue of "USA Today" published by Gannett Co Inc

1983-07-19

The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.

1985-02-27

Mauritania's new constitutional charter published

1986-10-07

First edition of new British newspaper "Independent" published

1989-12-13

The last issue of Gnistan (The Spark), the organ of the Solidaritetspartiet, is published in Sweden.

1995-09-26

"George" magazine premieres, published by John F Kennedy Jr

1997-06-26

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is published, the first instalment of the best selling series by J. K. Rowling

1997-12-18

HTML 4.0 is published by the World Wide Web Consortium.

2001-02-15

First draft of the complete Human Genome is published in Nature

2001-04-30

The Mitchell Report on the Arab-Israeli conflict is published.

2003-06-17

Moneyball, a book about the 2003 Oakland Athletics baseball team and GM Billy Beane's sabermetric approach, inspired by Bill James, is published

2009-10-07

A digital version of psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung's 'Red Book' is published 48 years after his death and contains personal notes on his subconscious during the period in which he developed his principal theories

2012-04-23

38,000 London Marathon entrants have their home and email contacts published in a data protection breach

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Published - Notable Birthdays

Phillis WheatleyMay 8, 1753

Published - Birthdays
Date Event
1753-05-08

Phillis Wheatley, American poet who was both the second published African-American poet and first published African-American woman.

1801-11-03

Karl Baedeker, Germany, published travel books

Published - Notable Deaths

Phillis WheatleyDec 5, 1784

Published - Deaths
Date Event
1672-09-16

Anne Bradstreet, New England's first published poet, dies (birth date unknown)

1784-12-05

Phillis Wheatley, American poet and first published African-American woman, dies in Boston at 31

1867-02-05

Salomon Munk, published Arabic edition of Maimounides, dies

1883-01-05

Charles Tompson, first Australian published poet (b. 1806)


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