Bayard Rustin bio

Birth Name: Bayard Rustin

Occupation: Civil Rights Leader

Place Of Birth: West Chester

Date Of Birth: March 17, 1912

Date Of Death: August 24, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Bayard Rustin was born on the 17th of March, 1912. He was known for being a Civil Rights Leader. Civil Rights Leader and pacifist who was the chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Bayard Rustin was born in West Chester. He preformed at New York nightclubs and had a great singing voice. He was a gay man and he was arrested for a homosexual act in 1953 as homosexuality was criminalized in parts of the United States until 2003.

Bayard Rustin was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Bayard Rustin was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Bayard Rustin is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Bayard’s Bayard Rustin attended
Wilberforce University, Cheyney State Teachers College, City College of New York.


Bayard Rustin’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bayard Rustin’s parents.

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Oscar Zeta Acosta

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Esther Cooper Jackson

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Yam Ah Mee

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Bayard Rustin kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Bayard Rustin was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Bayard Rustin
RELIGION: Protestant



Zodiac Sign: Bayard Rustin was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Bayard Rustin was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Bayard Rustin had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Bayard Rustin’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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