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


1887 Lovie Austin (Tennessee-born African-American Jazz Musician) Lovie Austin Jazz African American Performing Artists
1929 Mel Stewart (Ohio-born African-American Actor) Ohio Performing Artists Actors African American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1941 James Haskins (Alabama-born African-American Children's Author) James Haskins Young-Adult Authors Civil Rights African-American Authors
1943 Joe Morgan (Texas-born African-American Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Texas Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Famous African Americans
1967 Jim Abbott (Michigan-born One-Handed Professional Baseball Pitcher) Jim Abbott Baseball Special Needs Education
1966 Soledad O'Brien (New York-born Hispanic/African-American Broadcast Journalist) New York Journalism Famous African Americans Hispanic Heritage African American Registry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1832 Sauk and Fox Indians Sign the Treaty Ending the Black Hawk War, Ceding 6 Million Acres of Land Illinois Iowa Wisconsin Native American Heritage Historic U.S. Documents Wisconsin Hsitorical Society
1868 Whites in Camilla, GA Murder 13 African-Americans Protesting Republican Rally Georgia Civil Rights/Human Rights African-American Heritage Death University of Georgia
1893 New Zealand Is the First Nation to Grant Women the Right to Vote New Zealand Women's Suffrage Voting New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage
1953 Alabama Legislature Ratifies 19th Amendment to the Constitution 30 Years Late Alabama 19th Amendment Women Women's Suffrage To in Alabama History
1998 Plaque Is Erected on 130th Anniversary of Camilla, Georgia Massacre Georgia Civil Rights/Human Rights African-American Heritage Death University of Georgia

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