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


1906 Klaus Mann (German Author, Playwright) German Authors Plays Writer's Almanac
1932 Jill Duvall (Delaware-born Children's Author) Delaware Authors & Illustrators Young-adult Authors Native Americans
1936 Don Cherry (Oklahoma-born African-American Jazz Musician) Oklahoma Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1940 James Welch (Montana-born Native-American Novelist) James Welch Native American Heritage
1945 Wilma Mankiller (Oklahoma-born First Female Chief of Cherokee Nation) Wilma Mankiller Cherokee Nation American Women Political and Social Leaders
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1874 Delegates Meet in Cleveland, OH, to form Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) Ohio Women Concordia
1955 Roy Wilkins Becomes Executive Secretary of the NAACP Roy Wilkins African-American History NAACP
1960 Louisiana's Governor and Legislators Face Contempt Charges For Not Appearing at a Court-Ordered Desegregation Hearing Louisiana Government Racism Education Civil Rights/Human Rights Law and Legal Resources African-American Heritage Louisiana Secretary of State
1977 4-day National Women's Conference Begins in Houston, TX Texas Women Texas State Historical Association
1989 50,000 Protesters Demand Reform in Bulgaria Bulgaria Cold War Human Rights/Civil Rights bbc
1993 South Africa's Multiparty Negotiating Forum (MPNF) Ratifies Interim Constitution South Africa Human Rights Constitutional Court of South Africa

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