December 16, 1917 – Science-fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke is born

British science-fiction novelist Sir Arthur C. Clarke was born today, December 16, 1917. He was also an inventor and futurist and is most famous for his novel 2001: A Space Odyssey.


“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
Arthur C. Clarke, cited in Into that Silent Sea (p. 171).

Antiquarian books on eBay by “Arthur C. Clarke


~ by tellinghistory on December 16, 2007.

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