1. In 1872, John Henry Conyers of South Carolina became the first Black student at Annapolis Naval Academy. He later resigned.
2. In 1886, S. R. Scottron Received Patent for Pole Tip
3. In 1897, F. W. Leslie received Patent for Envelope seal
4. In 1897, J. Cooper received Patent for Elevator Device
5. In 1905, Atlanta Life Insurance Co. founded
6. In 1959, The Isley Brothers make their pop chart debut with “Shout”
7. In 1989, General Colin Powell named Chairman of the joint Chiefs of Staff