Dates and Anniversaries
This page is for noting days and years which are important anniversaries of literary or other world events, authors' births and deaths etc. You can suggest the inclusion of existing recordings, or suggested texts to be recorded in [ this forum thread]. Your suggestions of recordings may be included in staff picks, or as spotlight items on the LibriVox home page on the Internet Archive.
|Year||Year of event||Description of event||Links to files of recordings and suggested texts|
|2012||1812||Birth of Charles Dickens||Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collections|
|2012||1812||Birth of Robert Browning||Robert Browning 200th Anniversary Collection|
|2013||1913||Nobel Prize for Literature: Rabindranath Tagore||Recordings of works by Tagore|
|2015||1815||Battle of Waterloo||Henty: A Tale of Waterloo|
Conan Doyle: The Adventures of Gerard
e.g. on this day, in such-and-such a year, the first balloon flight was made. The event was recorded in such-and-such a book, which has/has not yet been recorded for LibriVox.
|Date||Year||Description of event||Links to files of recordings and suggested texts|