Emmett Till

Murder Victim Emmett Till Full Name: Emmett Till

United States of America

Profession: Murder Victim
Why Famous: An African-American boy Emmett was murdered in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman.

Born: July 25, 1941
Birthplace: Webb, Mississippi, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo

Died: August 28, 1955 (aged 14)
Cause of Death: Kidnapped and lynched

Historical Events in the Life of Emmett Till

  • 1955-08-21 Emmett Till arrives in Money, Mississippi, a week before he is murdered

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