1. In 1852, Uncle Tom’s Cabin published (Boston) Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. The novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the U.S.
2. In 1967, Supremes releases (The Happening)
3. In 1990, L.A. Lakers retires Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s #33
4. In 2009, President Obama signed the Small Business Act Temporary Extension.