1. In 1862, First Kansas Colored Volunteers drove off force of rebels at Island Mound, Missouri. This was the first engagement for Black troops.
2. In 1914, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, founded at Howard University, incorporated.
3. In 1981, Edward M. McIntrye elected first Black mayor of Augusta, Georgia.
4. In 2009, President Obama Signs National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010