9 June-Today's All facts
1948 - Oliver W. Hill elected to Richmond City Council on this date.

Oliver W. Hill elected to Richmond, Virginia, City Council becoming the first African American to do so since Reconstruction.

1989 - Congressman John Conyers calls for Reparations study

On this day in 1989, Congressman John Conyers D-Michigan announced a call for a reparations study.

1929 - Singer Johnny Ace born

On this day in 1939, R&B singer Johnny Ace was born John Marshall Alexander, Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. His major hits include “My Song” and “Pledging My Love.”