Updated at September 30, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
John Wesley Hardrick is best known as Painter who has born on September 21, 1891 in Indiana. Currently, John Wesley Hardrick is 131 years, 0 months and 9 days old. John Wesley Hardrick will celebrate 132nd birthday on Thursday, 21st of September 2023. Below the countdown to John Wesley Hardrick upcoming birthday.
African-American painter of colorful, lively landscapes and portraits. Such paintings as "Little Brown Girl" from 1927 and "Winter Landscape" from 1945 were coveted by such museums as the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
He rose to local fame after his work was featured in the Tenth Annual Exhibition of Works by Indiana Artists at the Herron School of Art in 1917. Still, he was forced to earn a living in the family trucking business and by opening his own carpet cleaning business.
He was commissioned by the Works Progress Administration to paint a mural for Crispus Attucks High School; however, his mural's subjects - metal workers - were not to the liking of the school's principal.
His grandfather, Shephard Hardrick, was a Kentucky landowner who relocated to Indianapolis to escape The Night Riders, the group that would become the Ku Klux Klan.
He and fellow American painter Walter Anderson both turned to mural painting during the Great Depression.
John Wesley Hardrick is 131 years old today.
John Wesley Hardrick was born on September 21, 1891 in Indiana.
John Wesley Hardrick zodiac sign is Virgo.
John Wesley Hardrick was best known as Painter.
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|1991||Armenia gains independence from the Soviet Union.|
|1993||Russian President Boris Yeltsin triggers a constitutional crisis when he suspends parliament and scraps the constitution.|
|1996||The Defense of Marriage Act is passed by the United States Congress.|
|1999||The Chi-Chi earthquake occurs in central Taiwan, leaving about 2,400 people dead.|
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|2001||Ross Parker is murdered in Peterborough, England, by a gang of ten British Pakistani youths.|
|2003||The Galileo spacecraft is terminated by sending it into Jupiter's atmosphere.|
|2012||Three Egyptian militants open fire on a group of Israeli soldiers in a southern Israel cross-border attack.|
|2013||Al-Shabaab Islamic militants attack the Westgate shopping mall in Kenya, killing at least 67 people.|
|2019||A 5.6 Mw earthquake shakes the Albanian port of Durrës. 49 people are injured in the capital, Tirana.|
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|2013||The death of Kofi Awoonor, Ghanaian author, poet, and diplomat (b. 1935)|
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|2013||The death of Walter Wallmann, German lawyer and politician, Minister-President of Hesse (b. 1932)|
|2013||The death of Ko Wierenga, Dutch lawyer and politician (b. 1933)|
|2014||The death of Michael Harari, Israeli intelligence officer (b. 1927)|
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|2018||The death of Trần Đại Quang, President of Vietnam (b. 1956)|
|2018||The death of Vitaliy Masol, Ukrainian Former Prime Minister (b.1928)|
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