1. In 1890, 121 Years ago Today, Jan E. Matzeliger received Patent for Tack separating mechanis
2. In 1931, 80 Years ago Today, Scottsboro Boys arrested in Point Rock Alabama.
3. In 1965, 46 Years ago Today, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led 25,000 civil rights marchers from Selma to the state capitol in Montgomery, Al.
4. In 1988, 23 Years ago Today, Robin Givens demands full access to husband Mike Tyson’s money.
5. In 1991, 20 Years ago Today, Emanuel Cleaver was elected the first Black Mayor of Kansas City, Mo.
6. In 1991, 20 Years ago Today, Whoopi Goldberg. became the second black actress to win an Oscar. Supporting Actress in Ghost.