On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1921

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Person of interestAlex Haley

Alex Haley, American writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots), born in Ithaca, New York (d. 1992)

Writer Alex Haley
Alex Haley

1921 Highlights

About August 11, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo