1964 - Nelson Mandela sentnced to Life imprisonment on this date.
1930 - U.S. Congressman Charles Rangel born on this date.
1967 - Race riot in Tampa Florida
1963 - Vivian Malone and James Hood, register at the University of Alabama
1963 - Segregation is morally wrong said Kennedy
1920 - Singer Hazel Scott, was born
1991 - Natalie Cole's album, Unforgettable is released.
Nelson Mandela was sentenced to Life imprisonment for allegedly attempting to sabotage the White South African government.
United States Congressman Charles Rangel born on this date
On this day in 1967, there was a Race riot in Tampa, Florida. The National Guard was mobilized.
On this day in 1963, Vivian Malone and James Hood, accompanied by U.S. Deputy Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach attempt to register at the University of Alabama. Governor George Wallace bodily blocks their entrance. When National Guardsmen return later in the day with Malone and Hood, Wallace steps aside.
On this day in 1963, President Kennedy told nation in radio-TV address that segregation was morally wrong and that it was “time to act in the Congress, in your state and local legislature body, and…in all of our daily lives.”
On this day in 1920, Singer Hazel Scott was born
On this day in 1991, Natalie Cole’s album, Unforgettable is released.