1. In 1865, 145 Years ago Today, Mississippi legislature enacted Black Codes which restricted the rights and movements of the Blacks.
2. In 1884, 126 Years ago Today, The Philadelphia Tribune founded by Christopher J. Perry.
3. In 1898, 112 Years ago Today, F. H. Harding received Patent for Extension Banquet Table
4. In 1930, 80 Years ago Today, Elijah Muhammad founds the Nation of Islam, initiating the Black Muslim movement in Detroit.
5. In 1966, 44 Years ago Today, Betsy Johnson Ancker received Patent for Signal Generator
6. In 1986, 24 Years ago Today, George Branham won the Professional Bowlers Association tile.
7. In 1986, 24 Years ago Today, Mike Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champ ever.
8. In 1989, 21 Years ago Today, Col Frederick D Gregory becomes the first African American to lead a space mission.
Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy was murdered by two police officers, 26-year-old Timothy Loehmann and 46-year-old Frank Garmback, while he was playing in the park with a bb gun.