On This Day In Black History

View Comments
(AFP/Getty Images)

(AFP/Getty Images)

Hot Topics:

Cemetery Worker Digs Up Man, Takes Pic With Body [PIC]

(Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)

See The Edible Water Bottle That Could End Plastic Water Bottles [PIC]

(Photo by SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kanye Makes Fans In Wheelchairs Prove That They Can’t Stand At His Show!

(Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Check here all month  for “fast facts”  in celebration of Black History Month. On This Day In Black History…

 

 

February 5th 1990; Columbia University graduate and Harvard University law student Barack Obama became the first African American named president of the Harvard Law Review

  • 1934; Henry ‘Home Run King” Aaron, baseball superstar was born
  • 1958; Clifton R. Wharton Sr. confirmed as minister to Rumania. Career diplomat was the first Black to head a U.S. embassy in Europe
  • 1962; Suit seeking to bar Englewood, N.J., from maintaining “racial segregated” elementary schools filed in U.S. District Court

 

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 802 other followers