Is today Langston Hughes’ 117th or 118th birthday? By A MCtv Supporter | January 31, 2019 - 11:00 pm |January 31, 2019 Douglas County, Kansas on MCtvLIVE.Com Feb. 1, 1902. And while the date is unquestioned, the year is. Just last year, digital scholarship revealed Hughes was almost certainly born a year earlier, in 1901. That’s just one of the developments that a consortium of scholars,… 23 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us Share Share Share Share Share Bookmark the permalink.