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Children's Memorial Flag Day
(Observed on this date since 1998 to increase public awareness of violent children's deaths)
Child Advocacy Death Official Website
1882 Benjamin Brawley (South Carolina-born African-American Literary & Social Historian) Benjamin Brawley African-American Authors University of Georgia
1919 Benjamin "Bull Moose" Jackson (saxophonist ) Ohio Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists
1922 Charles Mingus (Arizona-born African-American Jazz Bass Player, Composer) Charles Mingus Jazz African-American Performing Artists
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1850 A California Law for the "Protection, Punishment, and Government of Indians" Justifies Native-American Slavery in the State California Government Native American Heritage Labor Slavery Law Learn California
1904 Representatives of 15 Women's Clubs Gather in Wheeling to Form the West Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs Wheeling, West Virginia Women West Virginia State Archives
1968 CUNY Creates Hostos Community College to Serve Hispanic Americans New York City Education Hispanic Heritage Hostos Community College
1976 Barbara Walters Is First Female Network News Anchor Television Women Journalism Historic Firsts The History Channel
1993 The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Is Dedicated in Washington, D.C. The Holocaust Museum Museums The Holocaust U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum New York Times
2000 In Miami, Florida, U.S. Federal Agents Removes 6-year-old Refugee, Elián González, to Return Him to His Father in Cuba Elian Gonzalez Miami, Florida Latin-American Heritage BBC

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