Poetry History (Part 15)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1401 - 1,440 of 1,440

  • 1956-11-26 Nico Slothouwer, Dutch poet (Man & his Bag)
  • 1957-01-29 Grazyna Miller, Italian poet, translator, and journalist
  • 1957-04-10 John M. Ford, American science fiction author and poet (d. 2006)
  • 1957-08-19 Li-Young Lee, Indonesia-born American poet
  • 1957-11-18 Seán Mac Falls, Irish-born poet
  • 1958-04-04 Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer (d. 1990)
  • 1958-08-04 Allison Hedge Coke, American poet and writer
  • 1958-11-29 Mario Petrucci, Anglo-Italian Poet and Ecologist
  • 1959-01-12 Lasana M. Sekou, Saint Martin, Caribbean, poet/author (The Salt Reaper
  • 1960-03-13 Yuri Andrukhovych, Ukrainian writer, poet and political essayist
  • 1960-09-02 John S. Hall, American poet and spoken-word artist
  • 1961-02-13 Henry Rollins, US vocalist/poet (Big Ugly Mouth, Talking From the Box)
  • 1961-05-04 Ishita Bhaduri, Indian (Bengali) Poet
  • 1962-03-02 Michael Salinger, American poet
  • 1962-05-13 Kathleen Jamie, Scottish poet
  • 1962-09-13 Tõnu Õnnepalu, Estonian poet and author
  • 1963-09-17 Rami Saari, Israeli poet and translator
  • 1964-08-31 Raymond P. Hammond, American poet and editor
  • 1965-03-23 Gary Whitehead, American poet
  • 1965-11-23 Jennifer Michael Hecht, American poet and historian
  • 1966-11-18 Jorge Camacho, Spanish poet
  • 1967-03-10 Omer Tarin [Omer Salim Khan], Peshawar, Pakistan, poet, scholar and activist
  • 1967-08-28 Frederick Kesner, Philippine-born Australian poet
  • 1967-11-16 Craig Arnold, American poet
  • 1969-02-28 Robert Sean Leonard, NJ, actor (Dead Poets Society, Mr & Mrs Bridge)
  • 1969-03-27 Pauley Perrette, American actress, photographer, poet, writer
  • 1970-11-06 Ethan Hawke, actor (Dad, Dead Poets Society, Explorers), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1971-05-01 Renee Poetschka, Australian 200m/400m (Olympics-92, 96)
  • 1972-03-17 Marc Gunn, poet, podcaster, and Celtic musician (Brobdingnagian Bards)
  • 1972-04-16 Tracey K. Smith, American poet (Pulitzer prize 2011, Poet Laureate), born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • 1972-04-23 Pierre Labrie, Canadian poet
  • 1972-11-20 Sheema Kalbasi, Iranian born poet
  • 1973-01-01 Anwar Mansoor Mangrio, Sindhi poet & research scholar.
  • 1974-07-18 Alan Morrison, British poet
  • 1976-07-25 Jovica Tasevski-Eternijan, Macedonian poet
  • 1976-10-29 Mohsen Emadi, Iranian Poet
  • 1977-06-29 Oleg Korenfeld, Russian-born American poet
  • 1977-07-18 Alfian bin Sa'at, Singaporean writer, poet and playwright
  • 1982-04-26 Joanne Gobure, Nauruan poet
  • 1983-03-04 Max Vergara Poeti, Colombian writer

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