Updated at September 26, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Wallace Thurman is best known as Novelist who has born on August 16, 1902 in Salt Lake City, UT. Currently, Wallace Thurman is 120 years, 1 months and 10 days old. Wallace Thurman will celebrate 121st birthday on Wednesday, 16th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Wallace Thurman upcoming birthday.
American novelist who was active during the Harlem Renaissance. He is most famous for his 1929 work, The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life, which dealt with the theme of discrimination.
He wrote his first novel at age ten. He later studied at both the University of Utah and the University of Southern California.
He wrote to reveal the reality of African American life, showing both the good and the bad.
He was raised by his mother and grandmother in Salt Lake City, Utah. His wife, Louise Thompson, divorced him after claiming that he was a closeted homosexual.
He challenged some African American members of the bourgeoisie, including W.E.B. DuBois, because he did not agree with their views.
Wallace Thurman is 120 years old today.
Wallace Thurman was born on August 16, 1902 in Salt Lake City, UT.
Wallace Thurman zodiac sign is Leo.
Wallace Thurman was best known as Novelist.
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|1962||Eight years after the remaining French India territories were handed to India, the ratifications of the treaty are exchanged to make the transfer official.|
|1962||Pete Best is discharged from The Beatles, to be replaced two days later by Ringo Starr.|
|1964||Vietnam War: A coup d'état replaces Dương Văn Minh with General Nguyễn Khánh as President of South Vietnam. A new constitution is established with aid from the U.S. Embassy.|
|1966||Vietnam War: The House Un-American Activities Committee begins investigations of Americans who have aided the Viet Cong. The committee intends to introduce legislation making these activities illegal. Anti-war demonstrators disrupt the meeting and 50 people are arrested.|
|1972||In an unsuccessful coup d'état attempt, the Royal Moroccan Air Force fires upon Hassan II of Morocco's plane while he is traveling back to Rabat.|
|1987||Northwest Airlines Flight 255, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82, crashes after take off in Detroit, Michigan, killing 154 of the 155 on board, plus two people on the ground.|
|1989||A solar particle event affects computers at the Toronto Stock Exchange, forcing a halt to trading.|
|1991||Indian Airlines Flight 257, a Boeing 737-200, crashes during approach to Imphal Airport, killing all 69 people on board.|
|2005||West Caribbean Airways Flight 708, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82, crashes in Machiques, Venezuela, killing all 160 people on board.|
|2008||The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago is topped off at 1,389 feet (423 m), at the time becoming the world's highest residence above ground-level.|
|2012||South African police fatally shoot 34 miners and wound 78 more during an industrial dispute at Marikana near Rustenburg.|
|2013||The ferry St. Thomas Aquinas collides with a cargo ship and sinks at Cebu, Philippines, killing 61 people with 59 others missing.|
|2015||More than 96 people are killed and hundreds injured following a series of air-raids by the Syrian Arab Air Force on the rebel-held market town of Douma.|
|2015||Trigana Air Flight 267, an ATR 42, crashes in Oksibl, Pegunungan Bintang, killing all 54 people on board.|
|2017||The Minamata Convention on Mercury enters in force.|
|1984||The birth of Konstantin Vassiljev, Estonian footballer|
|1985||The birth of Cristin Milioti, American actress|
|1986||The birth of Yu Darvish, Japanese baseball player|
|1987||The birth of Carey Price, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1987||The birth of Eri Kitamura, Japanese voice actress and singer.|
|1988||The birth of Ismaïl Aissati, Moroccan footballer|
|1989||The birth of Wang Hao, Chinese race walker|
|1989||The birth of Moussa Sissoko, French footballer|
|1990||The birth of Godfrey Oboabona, Nigerian footballer|
|1991||The birth of José Eduardo de Araújo, Brazilian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Diego Schwartzman, Argentinian tennis player|
|1993||The birth of Cameron Monaghan, American actor and model|
|1996||The birth of Caeleb Dressel, American swimmer|
|1997||The birth of Greyson Chance, American musician|
|1999||The birth of Karen Chen, American figure skater|
|2012||The death of Abune Paulos, Ethiopian patriarch (b. 1935)|
|2012||The death of William Windom, American actor (b. 1923)|
|2013||The death of David Rees, Welsh mathematician and academic (b. 1918)|
|2014||The death of Patrick Aziza, Nigerian general and politician, Governor of Kebbi State (b. 1947)|
|2014||The death of Vsevolod Nestayko, Ukrainian author (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Mario Oriani-Ambrosini, Italian-South African lawyer and politician (b. 1960)|
|2014||The death of Peter Scholl-Latour, German journalist, author, and academic (b. 1924)|
|2015||The death of Jacob Bekenstein, Mexican-American physicist, astronomer, and academic (b. 1947)|
|2015||The death of Anna Kashfi, British actress (b. 1934)|
|2015||The death of Shuja Khanzada, Pakistani colonel and politician (b. 1943)|
|2015||The death of Mile Mrkšić, Serb general (b. 1947)|
|2016||The death of João Havelange, Brazilian water polo player, lawyer, and businessman (b. 1916)|
|2016||The death of John McLaughlin, American television personality (b. 1927)|
|2018||The death of Wakako Yamauchi, American-Japanese writer (b. 1924)|
|2019||The death of Peter Fonda , American actor, director, and screenwriter. (b.1940)|
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