In 1822, House slave betrayed Denmark Vesey conspiracy. Vesey conspiracy, one of the most elaborate slave plots on record, involved thousands of Blacks in Charleston, S.C., and vicinity. Thirty-seven Blacks were hanged.
In 1854, Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed Missouri Compromise and opened Northern territory to slavery.
In 1899, G. Cook received Patent for Automatic Fishing Device
In 1956, Bus boycott began in Tallahassee, Florida.
In 1965, First Black student, Vivian Malone, graduated from the University of Alabama.
In 1971, Willie Mays scores his 1,950th run