This Day in History

On March 4, 1952, Ernest Hemingway completed his novella “Old Man and the Sea,” a timeless tale of struggle and resilience set against the backdrop of the sea. This literary masterpiece, which explores themes of perseverance and the human spirit, would go on to earn Hemingway the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953 and solidify his status as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.