Classics Calendar for July 2

Pamplona's "running of the bulls" is featured
in Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises

Here are today's milestones:

Born on this day:

Thomas Cranmer (1489; died March 21, 1556) English reformer and Archbishop (of Canterbury); The Book of Common Prayer

Hermann Hesse (1877; died August 9, 1962) German-born Swiss poet and novelist; Steppenwolf; Siddhartha; The Glass Bead Game; Nobel Prize in Literature (1946)

Died on this day:

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1778; born June 28, 1712) Swiss ("Genevan") philosopher; Émile, or Treatise on Education (includes "Profession of Faith of a Savoyard Vicar"); Confessions; Social Contract; A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

Ernest Hemingway (1961; born July 21, 1899) American novelist, short story writer, and journalist; novels The Sun Also Rises; A Farewell to Arms; For Whom the Bell Tolls; The Old Man and the Sea; non-fiction Death in the Afternoon; Green Hills of Africa; short stories "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place"; "Fifty Grand"; "Hills Like White Elephants"; "The Killers"; "The Snows of Kilimanjaro"; "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"; Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1953); Nobel Prize in Literature (1954)

Vladimir Nabokov (1977; born April 22, 1899) Russian-American novelist; novels The Defense; The Gift; Bend Sinister; Lolita; Pnin; Pale Fire; Ada, or Ardor; memoirSpeak, Memory

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