1. In 1914, The the Spingarn Medal was established on this day in 1914, one of the most prestigious annual awards given in African America.
2. In 1926, Carter Woodson wins Springarn Medal for research in Black history.
3. In 1926, R. B. Spikes Received Patent for Combination milk bottle opener & bottle cover.
4. In 2017, Aaron Bailey, an unarmed, 45-year-old black motorist, was fatally shot by two Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. The officers claimed they thought he was reaching for a weapon in the vehicle’s center console after the crash. No weapon was found.