1900 – Born on July 3rd in Louisville, Kentucky. American essayist and literary critic.
1923 – He graduated from Harvard University.
1929 – Wrote for The New York Evening Post as a drama critic.
1942 – He served the United States Navy during World War II, as a lieutenant.
1944 – He wrote for The Saturday Review.
1963 – Resigned from the Pulitzer Prize drama jury when the advisory board refused his recommendation of ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf’ by Edward Albee.
1969 – Died on March 16th in New York City.