1914 – William Howard Armstrong was born on the 14th of September in Lexington, Va.
– The novel was a tragic account of a black family’s struggle to survive in the rural South at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century.
1928-1932 – He studied at the Augusta Military Academy and received a bachelor’s.
1969 – Wrote juvenile novel "Sounder".
1970 – Newbery Medal.
1999 – William Howard died.