Updated at June 8, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
|Full Name||Aaron Douglas|
|Birthdate||May 26, 1899|
|Birth Place||Topeka, KS|
|Age (in 2023)||124 Years Old|
Aaron Douglas is best known as Painter who has born on May 26, 1899 in Topeka, KS. Currently, Aaron Douglas is 124 years, 0 months and 13 days old. Aaron Douglas will celebrate 125th birthday on Sunday, 26th of May 2024. Below the countdown to Aaron Douglas upcoming birthday.
Painter and illustrator associated with the Harlem Renaissance and known for "Power Plant, Harlem" and other works. He was called the Father of African-American Arts.
He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and moved to New York City three years later. His illustrations adorned works by James Weldon Johnson and Countee Cullen.
He moved to Nashville, Tennessee, in 1939 and established the Art Department at Fisk University.
His parents, Aaron and Elizabeth Douglas, were residing in Topeka, Kansas, when he was born. He inherited his love of painting from his mother.
He and Langston Hughes were both well-known figures of the Harlem Renaissance.
Aaron Douglas is 124 years old today.
Aaron Douglas was born on May 26, 1899 in Topeka, KS.
Aaron Douglas zodiac sign is Gemini.
Aaron Douglas was best known as Painter.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Aaron Douglas's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1981||Italian Prime Minister Arnaldo Forlani and his coalition cabinet resign following a scandal over membership of the pseudo-masonic lodge P2 (Propaganda Due).|
|1981||An EA-6B Prowler crashes on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, killing 14 crewmen and injuring 45 others.|
|1983||The 7.8 Mw Sea of Japan earthquake shakes northern Honshu with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). A destructive tsunami is generated that leaves about 100 people dead.|
|1986||The European Community adopts the European flag.|
|1991||Zviad Gamsakhurdia becomes the first elected President of the Republic of Georgia in the post-Soviet era.|
|1991||Lauda Air Flight 004 breaks apart in mid-air and crashes in the Phu Toei National Park in the Suphan Buri Province of Thailand, killing all 223 people on board.|
|1998||The Supreme Court of the United States rules in New Jersey v. New York that Ellis Island, the historic gateway for millions of immigrants, is mainly in the state of New Jersey, not New York.|
|1998||The first "National Sorry Day" is held in Australia. Reconciliation events are held nationally, and attended by over a million people.|
|1998||A MIAT Mongolian Airlines Harbin Y-12 crashes near Erdenet, Orkhon Province, Mongolia, resulting in 28 deaths.|
|2002||The tugboat Robert Y. Love collides with a support pier of Interstate 40 on the Arkansas River near Webbers Falls, Oklahoma, resulting in 14 deaths and 11 others injured.|
|2003||Ukrainian-Mediterranean Airlines Flight 4230 crashes in the Turkish town of Maçka, killing 75.|
|2004||United States Army veteran Terry Nichols is found guilty of 161 state murder charges for helping carry out the Oklahoma City bombing.|
|2008||Severe flooding begins in eastern and southern China that will ultimately cause 148 deaths and force the evacuation of 1.3 million.|
|2020||Protests triggered by the murder of George Floyd erupt in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, before becoming widespread across the United States and around the world.|
|2021||Ten people are killed in a shooting at a VTA rail yard in San Jose, California, United States.|
|1983||The birth of Demy de Zeeuw, Dutch footballer|
|1983||The birth of Nathan Merritt, Australian rugby league player|
|1985||The birth of Monika Christodoulou, Greek singer-songwriter and guitarist|
|1985||The birth of Ashley Vincent, English footballer|
|1986||The birth of Michel Tornéus, Swedish long jumper|
|1987||The birth of Olcay Şahan, Turkish footballer|
|1988||The birth of Andrea Catellani, Italian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Dani Samuels, Australian discus thrower|
|1988||The birth of Damian Williams, American football player|
|1989||The birth of Paula Findlay, Canadian triathlete|
|1991||The birth of Ah Young, South Korean singer and actress|
|1993||The birth of Jason Adesanya, Belgian footballer|
|1993||The birth of Jimmy Vesey, American ice hockey player|
|1996||The birth of Lara Goodall, South African cricketer|
|1999||The birth of Georgia Wareham, Australian cricketer|
|2013||The death of Jack Vance, American author (b. 1916)|
|2014||The death of Baselios Thoma Didymos I, Indian metropolitan (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Miodrag Radulovacki, Serbian-American academic and neuropharmacologist (b. 1933)|
|2014||The death of William R. Roy, American physician, journalist, and politician (b. 1926)|
|2014||The death of Hooshang Seyhoun, Iranian-Canadian architect, sculptor, and painter (b. 1920)|
|2015||The death of Vicente Aranda, Spanish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Les Johnson, Australian politician and diplomat, Australian High Commissioner to New Zealand (b. 1924)|
|2015||The death of Robert Kraft, American astronomer and academic (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of João Lucas, Portuguese footballer (b. 1979)|
|2016||The death of Hedy Epstein, German-born American human rights activist and Holocaust survivor (b. 1924)|
|2017||The death of Zbigniew Brzezinski, Polish-born American politician (b. 1928)|
|2019||The death of Prem Tinsulanonda, Former Prime Minister of Thailand|
|2022||The death of Andy Fletcher, English musician (b. 1961)|
|2022||The death of Ray Liotta, American actor (b. 1954)|
|2022||The death of Alan White, English drummer (b. 1949)|
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