1. In 1878, W. R. Davis Jr. received Patent for Library Table
2. In 1935, World Heavyweight Champion, Joe Louis, becomes the first Black boxer to draw a million dollar gate.
3. In 1962, The Fight For Meredith’s Education, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered Board of Higher Education of Mississippi to admit Meredith to the university or be held in contempt.
4. In 1965, Executive Order 11246 enforces affirmative action for the first time Issued by President Johnson.
5. In 1977, John T. Walker installed as the first Black bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Washington.
6. In 1986, Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone said the United States “intelligence levels are lower than those in Japan because of African Americans, Hispanics and Puerto Ricans.
7. In 1988, Barbara C. Harris, an ordained priest of the Philadelphia Church of the Advocate, was elected a bishop in the Episcopal Church.