Countee Cullen born in Louisville, Kentucky
Adopted by the Reverend and Mrs. Frederick A. Cullen
Enters New York University
Wins second prize in national Witter Bynner Poetry Contest
Elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Enters Harvard University. Publishes Color.
Receives Master of Arts degree from Harvard.
Marries Nina Yolande DuBois.
Divorced by Yolande Cullen.
Teaches English and French at Frederick Douglass Junior High School.
Marries Ida Mae Roberson.
Dies of uremic poisoning while involved in controversy over St. Louis Woman.