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


1913 Carrie Allen McCray (Virginia-born African-American Author) Virginia Authors & Illustrators African-American Authors & Illustrators University of  South Carolina Aiken African American Registry
1928 James Forman (Chicago-born African-American Civil Rights Leader) Chicago Political and Social Leaders African-American Political & Social Leaders U.S. Civil Rights Movement African American Registry
1943 H. "Rap" Brown (Louisiana-born African-American Civil Rights Leader) Louisiana Political and Social Leaders U.S. Civil Rights Movement African-American Political & Social leaders African American Registry
1945 Clifton Davis (Chicago-born African-American Actor) Chicago Performing Artists Actors Film African Americans Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1934 Malvin Johnson (North Carolina-born African-American Artist) North Carolina Artists American Artists African-American Artists
1858 The Alabama School for the Deaf Is Founded in Talladega Alabama Special Needs Education Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind Alabama State Archive
1867 Oct 1-4, African-American Men Vote for First Time in an Alabama Statewide Election Alabama Voting African-American Heritage Historic Firsts Alabama State Archive
2001 Barry Bonds Ties Mark McGwire's Single-season Record with Home Run #70 Baseball African-American Sports Figures New York Times
2002 Florence, Massachusetts Erects a Statue to Sojourner Truth Massachusetts Sojourner Truth African-American Political and Social Leaders Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

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