Classics Calendar for November 27

Edmund (Dean Stockwell), Mary (Katharine Hepburn), Jamie
(Jason Robards, Jr.), and James (Ralph Richardson) in the 1962
film version of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night

Here are today's milestones:

Born on this day:

James Agee (1909; died May 16, 1955) American author, poet, and critic; A Death in the Family; Let Us Now Praise Famous Men; Pulitzer Prize for Fiction,

Died on this day:

Horace (8 BCE; born December 8, 65 BCE) Roman lyric poet who wrote Odes

Eugene O'Neill (1953; born October 16, 1888) American playwright; The Emperor Jones; Desire Under the Elms; Mourning Becomes Electra; The Iceman Cometh; Long Day's Journey into Night; A Moon for the Misbegotten; Nobel Prize in Literature (1936); Pulitzer Prize for Drama (1920, 1922, 1928, 1957)

P. D. James (2014; born August 3, 1920) English author of crime stories; the Adam Dalgliesh series

Bonus Classic:

Stories of Robin Hood (Late Middle Ages) songs and stories of an English folk hero of the lower classes who "robbed from the rich and gave to the poor"

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