1. In 1956, The Coasters make their chart debut, with “Down in Mexico.”
2. In 1960, Laurian Rugambwa became the first Black Cardinal of the Catholic church in Mordern times.
3. In 1987, S. Dixon Jr. & T.R. AuCoin & R.J. Malik received Patent for Monolithic Planar doped barrier limiter
4. In 1988, Dean Baquet Chicago Tribune reporter won Pulitzer Prize.
5. In 1988, Michael DuCille Miami Herald Photographer won Pulitzer Prize.
6. In 1988, Toni Morrison awarded Pulitzer Prize for her fifth novel “Beloved”.