Skip Navigation

 

Arts Toolkit

Arts Toolkit: Multi-Arts Tools

This Day in the Arts: August 5

1850:

French novelist and short-story writer Guy de Maupassant is born.

1884:

The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid on Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbor.

1934:

Kentucky: Noted novelist, poet, essayist, environmentalist, and farmer Wendell Berry is born in Henry County.


600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502 (859) 258-7000 (800) 432-0951