Hughes visits his mother in Washinton D.C.. Hughes works a series of odd jobs. These include: working as a busboy, in a laundry room, and in the office of Carter G. Woodson. Hughes remains in Washington for around a year and in that time Hughes encounters numerous notable people including Vachel Lindsay, Arna Bontemps, Wallace Thurman, and Zora Neale Hurston.
Hughes returns home from visiting his father in Mexico. Upon his return he enrolls at Columbia University.
Hughes returns to Japan. Upon arrival he is questioned by Japanese authorities for several hours. After which he is instructed to leave Japan and not return.
Hughes visits China. Hughes stays for approximately three weeks, in that time he requests to visit Madame Sun Yet-sen. Instead of an interview he is invited to have dinner with her. A few weeks later Hughes returns to Japan from which he is expelled by Japanese authorities.
Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830. She was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to Edward and Emily Norcross Dickinson.
Hughes graduates from Lincoln University.
Langston Hughes dies at age 65 as a result of prostate cancer.
Langston Hughes is born to Caroline Mercer Langston and James Nathaniel Hughes.
Hughes is born to Caroline Mercer Langston and James Nathaniel Hughes.