June 23, 2022

This Day in Halloween: Washington Irving's "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent." is published in 1819. / Illustration by Allen Sison

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. is published in 1819. The collection of 34 short stories by Washington Irving includes the first publishing of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle.

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