1. In 1886, M.A. Cherry developed two devices that would one day evolve into very useful items for transportation. The first device was called a velocipede and consisted of a metal frame upon which were attached two or three wheels. Someone sitting on the seat of the apparatus could propel themselves forward at considerable speeds by moving their feet along the ground in a fast walking or running motion. Cherry’s model, which he patented on May 8, 1888, devices evolved into the bicycle and the tricycle.
2. In 1969, Howard Lee is elected mayor of Chapel Hill NC
3. In 2020, Dreasjoh “Sean” Reed 21, was fatally shot following a police pursuit. After exiting his car, police say Reed began to flee on foot. An officer then shot Reed.