Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator and author of the Sherlock Holmes books, was born on May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh Scotland. Therefore, May 22 is celebrated as International Sherlock Holmes Day.Official Arthur Conan Doyle site
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What's your favorite Sherlock Holmes story? The stories that I remember most are (1) The Red-Headed League [the 4th story], (2) The Speckled Band [the 10th story], and (3) The Hound of the Baskervilles [the 27th story].
Tell us your favorite in the comments!