1. In 1904, Mary McLeod Bethune opened Daytona Normal and Industrial School in Daytona Beach, Florida
2. In 1935, Ethiopia Invaded by Italy, Ethiopia, one of the only two independent African nations at the time, was invaded on October 3,1935 by Facist Italy under Benito Mussolini. The Italians, seeking revenge for their prior humiliating loss to Ethiopia over 40 years earlier.
3. In 1956, Nat King Cole became the first African American to host his own TV show.
4. In 1974, Frank Robinson named manager of the Cleveland Indians and became the first Black manager in the major leagues.
5. In 1989, Art Shell became the first Black head coach of the modern National Football League era when named coach of LA Raiders
6. In 1995, O.J. Simpson was found not guilty in a Rush to judgment case in LAPD.