Maya Angelou Turns 84! Read Her Bio

April 4
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Maya Angelou
Born: April 4, 1928
Age: 84 years old
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Occupation: Poet
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431 years ago
Francis Drake is knighted by Queen Elizabeth I, a few months after he successfully circumnavigates the globe.

44 years ago
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated while at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

38 years ago
Atlanta Braves baseball player Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth’s career home-run record of 714 hits in Cincinnati.

4 years ago
Singer Beyoncé Knowles weds hip-hop mogul Jay-Z in a private ceremony in New York.é-knowles-39230

Description: Born On This Day
Maya Angelou
Born: April 4, 1928
Age: 84 years old
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Occupation: Poet
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Arthur Murray
Born: April 4, 1895
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Occupation: Dancer
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Anthony Perkins
Born: April 4, 1932
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Occupation: Actor
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Description: Died On This Day
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Died: April 4, 1968
Age: 39 years old
Place: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Occupation: Civil Rights Activist
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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Died: April 4, 1979
Age: 51 years old
Place: Punjab, Pakistan
Occupation: Prime Minister
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Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
Died: April 4, 1972
Age: 63 years old
Place: Miami, Florida, United States
Occupation: U.S. Representative
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