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Events In African American History For April 19


1. In 1775,  Minutemen fought at lexington and Concord included African Americans  and white Americans.

2. In 1837,  Cheyney State University founded.

Elijah McCoy

3. In 1887,  Elijah McCoy Received Patent for Lubricator Attachment

4. In 1892,  R. Coates received Patent for Overboot for Horses

Chiffons

5. In 1963,  “He’s So Fine” by the Chiffons is the #1 Pop hit.

Melba Moore

6. In 1970, Melba Moore wins a Tony Award for supporting Actress in Purlie.

7. In 1972,  Maj. Gen Frederic E. Davidson Assumed command of the 8th Inf. Div.

Michael Spinks Larry Holmes

8. In 1986,  Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes for heavyweight boxing title

Evander Holyfield  George Forman

9. In 1991,  Evander Hollyfield beats 42 year old George Foreman


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