26th of May 1897, Bram Stoker’s Dracula is published, entering Vampires into popular mythology and stardom.
“The novel is told in epistolary format, as a series of letters, diary entries, ships’ log entries, and so forth. The main writers of these items are also the novel’s protagonists. The story is occasionally supplemented with newspaper clippings that relate events not directly witnessed by the story’s characters. The events portrayed in the novel take place largely in England and Transylvania during 1893″