On This Day

Robert Johnson

Singer and guitarist Robert Johnson

Profession: Singer and guitarist

United States of America

Why Famous: King of the Delta Blues Singers

Born: May 8, 1911
Birthplace: Hazlehurst, Mississippi, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: August 16, 1938 (aged 27)
Cause of Death: Poisoned