Today is the 195th Birthday of our favorite whale epic writer, Herman Melville! So break out your sperm oil candles and have a slice of whale steak so celebrate! If you want to know more about Herman Melville, click here to see his author bio from when we read Moby Dick!
Today is Henry David Thoreau’s 197th birthday! So celebrate by eating some granola and practicing some classy civil disobedience!
Here is a neat link of memorable Thoreau quotes that I found to celebrate his birthday.
If you would like to know more about Thoreau, check out our bio from way back when we read Walden.
On this day (much disputed due to no actual record of the day of his birth) in 1564, William Shakespeare was born!
Happy 450th Birthday, Bill!
To learn more about the Bard, visit our author bio here.