1. In 1849, Archibald Henry Grimké, lawyer, intellectual, journalist, diplomat and community leader in the 19th and early 20th century.
2. In 1880, T. B. Pinn Received Patent for File Holder
3. In 1897, W. B. Purvis patented the electric railway switch.
4. In 1984, Roberto Clemente became the second baseball player to be featured on a stamp on this day.