Classics Calendar for April 28

Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch in the film
version of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird

Here are today's milestones:

Born on this day:

Harper Lee (1926; died February 19, 2016) American novelist; To Kill a Mockingbird; Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1961)

Died on this day:

Jacques Maritain (1973; born November 18, 1882) French philosopher; The Person and the Common Good; The Degrees of Knowledge; The Range of Reason

Richard Hughes (1976; born April 19, 1900) British poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright; A High Wind in Jamaica

Bonus Classic:

Everyman (late 15th-century) English morality play

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