Sunday, May 23, 2021

May - You’re amazing! Happy Birthday.


As promised, on the 23rd of every month I will post a list of literary author birthdays. I came across the list on Book Lover Gifts website. Feel free to add your favorite authors special day. Put it in the comments section, just wait for their birth month.


  • 03 May 1469 Niccolò Machiavelli, author of The Prince
  • 22 May 1859 – Arthur Conan Doyle, author of Sherlock Holmes
  • 31 May 1819 – Walt Whitman, author of Leaves of Grass


May Facts:

  • May’s birthstone, the emerald symbolizes success and love.
  • Some consider May a bad month for weddings… “Marry in May and you’ll rue the day.”
  • Originally call Maius by the Romans, the name changed to May in the 1400s.
  • This year, Ramadan an Islamic holiday is celebrated from April 12 – May 12
  • Folklore: A warm January, a cold May.

See you next month!


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