1. In 1870, 141 Years ago Today, T. Elkins received Patent for Dining/Ironing Table & Quilting Frame Combined
2. In 1950, 61 Years ago Today, Dr. Ralph J. Bunche is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
3. In 1989, 22 Years ago Today, Col. Frederick Gregory becomes first African American to command a space shuttle mission.
4. In 1989, 22 Years ago Today, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince win the first rap Grammy for the hit single “Parents Just Don’t Understand.”