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JANUARY 14

1914 Dudley Randall (Washington, D.C.-born African American Poet) Washington, D.C. Authors Poetry African-American Authors African American Registry
1916 John Oliver Killens (Georgia-born African American Writer) Georgia Authors African-American Authors African American Registry
1943 Shannon Lucid (Astronaut) Shannon Lucid Space Exploration
1957 Anchee Min (Chinese-American Writer) Anchee Min Asian-American Authors
1968 LL Cool J (New York-born African-American Hip Hop Artist) New York Performing Artists Popular Musicians African American Performing Artists Biography.com
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1801 Representative John C. Brush of Odessa Is Expelled from the Delaware General Assembly Because He Is a Preacher Odessa, Delaware Religion Separation of Church and State State of Delaware
1860 House Members Propose Constitutional Amendment That Will Protect Slavery Where It Already Exists U.S. Congress U.S. Constitution Slavery American Civil War History Channel
1891 In South Dakota, Sioux Indians Give Up Their Last Resistance to Government Control and Return to Their Reservations South Dakota U.S. Government Sioux Indians History Channel
1942 President Roosevelt Issues Proclamation Requiring Aliens from Italy, Germany and Japan to Register with the U.S. Department of Justice Franklin Roosevelt Immigration Law & Legal Resources World War II History Channel
President Roosevelt Issues Proclamation Requiring Aliens from Italy, Germany and Japan to Register with the U.S. Department of Justice Franklin Roosevelt Immigration Law & Legal Resources World War II History Channel
1956 Little Richard Releases "Tutti Frutti" Little Richard African-American Performing Artists Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1969 Students Protest the University of Minnesota's Failure to Attract African-Americans Minnesota Education Education Civil Rights/Human Rights African-American Heritage University of Minnesota Minnesota Public Radio African American Registry
1970 Diana Ross Performs for Last Time with "The Supremes" Diana Ross Rock and Roll Hall of Fame African American Performing Artists New York Times
1972 Sanford and Son Debuts on NBC Television African-American Heritage The Internet Movie Database

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