Nothing will motivate a man to move forward faster than knowing what's behind Him.

1. In 1891,  Charles Randolph Uncles became the first Black priest ordained in the United States on this day in Baltimore, Maryland

2. In 1899,  Granville T. Woods Received Patent for Amusement Apparatus

3. In 1899,   J. B. Rhodes Received Patent for Water Closets

4. In 1910,  First city ordinance required white and black residential areas was passed by Baltimore City Council. Similar laws were passed in Norfolk, Richmond, Roanoke, Greensboro, St. Louis, Oklahoma City, Dallas and Louisville.

5. In 1910,  Norfolk Journal and Guide established under the leadership of P. B. Young Sr.

6. In 1910,  North Carolina College founded.

7. In 1910,  Pittsburgh Courier founded.

8. In 1910,  Sixty-seven Blacks reported lynched in 1910.

9. In 1930,   Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, founded at Howard University in 1913 was incorporated.

10. In 1930,  James Weldon Johnson resigned as executive secretary of the NAACP, citing health reasons.

11. In 1930,  Spingarn Medal awarded to Henry A. Hunt, Principal, Fort Valley High and Industrial School, Fort Valley, Ga., for his pioneering work as an educator.

12. In 2005,  Bun-B’s Trill Tops Jet Magagazine’s top 20 album list.

13. In 2005,  Young Jezzy Feat. Akon’s Soul Survivor Tops Jet Magagazine’s top 20 singles list.

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