Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859. He was the creator of the most famous consulting detective in literature, Sherlock Holmes. All together Doyle wrote 4 novels and 56 stories about him. Being a medical doctor may have given Doyle the idea to create Holmes' sidekick, Dr. Watson. In 1902, he wrote his most famous Sherlock Holmes book, The Hound of the Baskervilles. Also in 1902 he was knighted and became known as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. After his son died, Doyle joined the belief of Spiritualism. In 1924, he wrote his autobiography, Memories and Adventures. Sadly, he died on July 7, 1930.
By Gumshoe Gus