Return Today in the History of America's Diversity Heritage Return

MARCH 14

1833 Lucy Beaman Hobbs Taylor (New York-born First Female American Dentist) Lucy Beaman Hobbs Taylor Women Medicine
1930 Don Haskins (Oklahoma-born Basketball Coach; Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) Oklahoma Sports Figures Texas Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame African-American Heritage University of Texas El-Paso
1933 Quincy Jones (Chicago-born African-American Musician, Composer, Arranger, Producer) Quincy Jones Popular Music American Composers Famous African Americans
1946 Wes Unseld (Kentucky-born African-American Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) Kentucky Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame African Americans Sports Figures
1961 Kirby Puckett (Chicago-born African-American Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Chicago Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame African Americans Sports Figures
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1994 Herman M. Holloway, Sr. (First African-American Member of the Delaware State Senate) Delaware Political and Social Leaders African-American Political and Social Leaders
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1794 Eli Whitney Patents the Cotton Gin Eli Whitney Inventors & Inventions Patents & Trademarks African American Registry Technology and Society Massachusetts Foundation  for the Humanities
1862 President Lincoln Shows Compensated Emancipation Is Cheaper Than the Cost of War Abraham Lincoln Slavery Economics American Civil War Lincoln Papers
1869 President Grant Appoints Ebenezer Bassett to Service as the First African-American Diplomat (Haiti) Haiti Connecticut Political and Social Leaders President Grant African-American Political and Social Leaders Historic Firsts Haitian Internet
1911 Delaware Governor Pennewill Signs a Bill to Provide for a Women's College in Newark Newark, Delaware Education Women State of Delaware

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