1. In 1865, North Carolina amends constitution forbidding slavery.
2. In 1888, P. W. Cornwell received Patent for Draft Regulator
3. In 1965, Closing out an incredible year, Little Anthony and the Imperials launch their last Top Forty pop hit, “I Miss You So.”
4. In 1967, Thurgood Marshall sworn in as the first Black Supreme Court Justice.
5. In 1986, President Ronald Reagan appointed Edward J. Perkins ambassador to South Africa
6. In 1986, The U.S. Senate overrides President Ronald Reagan’s veto of legislation imposing economic sanctions on South Africa.