1. In 1898, C. V. Richey Received Patent for Combined hammock & stretcher
2. In 1944, Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services, Black women were sworn in for the first time to the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services (WAVES), a women’s naval reserves.
3. In 1957, Daniel A Chapman becomes Ghana’s 1st ambassador to the US
4. In 1960, METCO (Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity), is America’s longest running voluntary school desegregation program. METCO is a state-funded program to eliminate racial imbalance through the busing of children of color from Boston and Springfield to public school systems in surrounding suburban communities.
5. In 2010, “Fuck You” by Cee Lo Green is Jet Magazine’s #1 top ten R&B Songs