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NOVEMBER 1

1898 Sippie Wallace (Texas-born African-American Jazz Vocalist) Texas Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry Texas State Historical Association
1917 Margaret Taylor Burroughs (Louisiana-born African-American Children's Author, Illustrator) Louisiana Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Literature Poetry American Artists African American Registry
1938 Nicholasa Mohr (New York City-born Hispanic Children's Author, Illustrator) Nicholasa Mohr Primary Children's Authors American Artists Latin-American Studies
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1986 Sippie Wallace (Texas-born African-American Jazz Vocalist) Texas Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry Texas State Historical Association
1999 Walter Payton (Mississippi-born African-American Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Walter Payton African-American Sports Figures Football Hall of Fame
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1768 Expelled Spanish Governor Don Antonio de Ulloa Departs New Orleans Louisiana Hispanic Heritage New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia
1776 California's Mission San Juan Capistrano Is Founded by Father Junipero Serra Father Junipero Serra California Missions Hispanic Heritage Mission San Juan Capistrano
1783 Creek Chiefs Sign Treaty of Augusta Ceding Land between Ogeechee and Oconee Rivers Colonial Georgia Creek Indians Historic Documents University of Georgia
1832 6,000 Choctaw Indians Pass through Little Rock, Arkansas, Traveling West for Resettlement Little Rock, Arkansas Choctaw Arkansas History Commission
1890 The Mississippi Plan Is Approved to Use Literacy Tests to Disenfranchise African-Americans Mississippi Voting Rights African-American Registry Library of Congress
1901 Louisiana's Grambling State University Is Founded Louisiana Education African-American Heritage Grambling State University African American Registry
1945 First Issue of Ebony Is Published Journalism African-American History Ebony Africanamericans.com African American Registry
1968 San Francisco State University Suspends Professor Member of Black Panthers San Francisco Education African-American History U.S. Civil Rights Movement San Francisco State University
1976 The First Issue of The Circle Newsletter Is Published by the Minneapolis American Indian Center Minneapolis, Minnesota Native-American Heritage The Circle Historic Firsts Minneapolis American Indian Center Minnesota Historical Society

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