Can you guess who’s birthday is today?
Happy Hirsute birthday to Flannery O’Connor!
David Foster Wallace: Author best known for his sprawling, challenging novel Infinite Jest, listed by Time magazine as one of the hundred best English-language novels published between 1923 and 2005.
It’s Hirsute History’s own George Washington’s birthday, who’s bringing the cake and ice cream?
Hey Hirsute History fans, can we get a like for Nina Simone’s birthday?
Nikki Giovanni: One of the world’s most well-known African-American poets, and one of the foremost authors of the Black Arts Movement.
Do they take reservations at Chi-chi’s? Because it’s Dmitri Mendeleev’s birthday!
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald: Lost Generation writer, whose works illustrate the Jazz Age, and who is now widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century.
Thomas Sowell: Economist, turned social theorist, conservative political philosopher, and author who is considered one of the leading voices of the Chicago School or economics.
Benoit Mandelbrot: French and American polymath, best known for his foundational contributions to the field of fractal geometry.