"The first issue of Weird Tales is published, the first all-fantasy magazine in the world, it survived thirty-two years without ever showing a profit. The inaugural editor was one Edwin Baird, soon succeeded by Farnesworth Wright and, much later, by Seabury Quinn."
In 1865 Lewis Carroll published the soon to be famous novel known as, "Alices Adventures in Wonderland." Following Alice in Wonderland, Lewis wrote, "Through the Looking Glass," which was pulished in 1872. These novels had an enfluence on the genre in the 1980's.
"Although he lived a short and tragic life, Edgar Allan Poe remains today one of the most-beloved mystery writers in history. His contributions to literature and the mystery genre cannot be underestimated."