A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
11/5/1900 Philip MacDonald is born
November 5, 1900. Mystery writer Philip MacDonald was born on this day (and he should not be confused with mystery writers John D. MacDonald, Ross Macdonald, or Gregory MacDonald). He wrote more than thirty novels, under several names, and wrote screenplays based on his own work and others.