1. In 1821, African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z.) Church founded (NY).
2. In 1838, Blacks held a mass meeting in Philadelphia to protest the action of the Pennsylvania Reform Convention of 1837 which denied them the right to vote.
3. In 1876, D. C. Fisher received patent for furniture castor
4. In 1882, A. C. Richardson Received Patent for Hame Fastener
5. In 1899, J. H. Robinson Received Patent for Lifesaving guards for locomotives
6. In 1917, First training camp for “colored” officers is established by the U.S. Army in Des Moines, Iowa
7. In 1960, Wilt (the stilt) Chamberlain (Philadelphia 76ers, ) sets NBA playoff record of 53 points