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1924 John T. Biggers (North Carolina-born African-American Muralist/Sculptor) John T. Biggers Notable African Americans
1937 Joe Henderson (Ohio-born African-American Tenor Saxophonist ) Ohio Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1931 O. P. DeWalt (Texas-born African-American President of the Houston, Texas NAACP: Assassinated) Texas Political and Social Leaders Human Rights/Civil Rights African-American Political and Social Leaders Houston NAACP Texas State Historical Association
1988 Miguel Pedraza, Sr. (Tigua Leader) Texas Political and Social Leaders Native-American Heritage Texas State Historical Association
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1813 At Astoria, Jane Barnes, a Barmaid From England, Is the First European Woman to Set Foot on Oregon Soil England Astoria, Oregon Women Historic Firsts SalemOregon.com
1884 The First Professional Organization Just for African-American Physicians Is Founded African-American Scientists and Mathematicians Health Care Professionals Historic Firsts African American Registry IntelliHealth
1931 O. P. DeWalt, President of the Houston NAACP, Is Assassinated Texas Political and Social Leaders Human Rights/Civil Rights Death African-American Political and Social Leaders Texas State Historical Association
1951 First African-American Student Is Admitted to the University of North Carolina North Carolina Education Civil Rights African-American History University of North Carolina

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