Nothing will motivate a man to move forward faster than knowing what's behind Him.


 1. In 1888, 122 Years ago Today, H. Creamer received Patent for Steam Trap Feeder

 2. In 1917, 93 Years ago Today, Jazz migration began. Joe Oliver left New Orleans and settled in Chicago and was joined by other stars.

 3. In 1917, 93 Years ago Today, Spingarn Medal presented to Harry T. Burleigh, composer and singer, for excellence in the field of music.

 4. In 1917, 93 Years ago Today, Thirteen Black soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot.

 5. In 1917, 93 Years ago Today, Thirty-six Blacks reportered lynched in 1917.

 6. In 1943, 67 Years ago Today, W.E.B. Du Bois elected 1st black member, Natl Inst of Arts & Letters.

 7. In 1961, 49 Years ago Today, Langston Hughes’ musical, Black Nativity, opened on Broadway.

 8. In 1961, 49 Years ago Today, U.S. Supreme Court reversed conviction of sixteen sit-in students who had been arrested in Baton Rouge.

 9. In 1980, 30 Years ago Today, George Rogers is awarded the Heisman Trophy

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