Dick Gregory speaking the Miami Bookfair International in 1984.
October 12, 1932: Comedian, social activist, and St. Louis native Dick Gregory was born.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.