1. In 1688, First formal protest against slavery by organized white body in English America made by Germantown (Pa.) Quakers at monthly meeting. The historic “Germantown Protest” denounced slavery and the slave trade.
2. In 1865, Rebels abandoned Charleston. First Union troops to enter the city included the 21st United States Colored Infantry Regiment followed by two companies of the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Volunteers.
3. In 1896, H. Grenon received Patent for Razor Stropping Device.
4. In 1957, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is on Time magazine.