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August 2, 1924 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in History

  • Ismond Rosen, psychoanalyst and artist, born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 1996)

Person of interestJames Baldwin

James Baldwin, American novelist (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country) and playwright (The Amen Corner), born in Harlem, New York (d. 1987)

Novelist and Playwright James Baldwin
Novelist and Playwright
James Baldwin

1924 in History