History : 2/5/2019: On this day in Black History

2/5/2019: On this day in Black History



February 05, 1994
Byron de la Beckwith ~ Avowed White supremacist Byron de la Beckwith is convicted of Medgar Evers' murder, more than thirty years after he was shot in the back from ambush.


February 05, 1934
On this date: Hank Aaron ~ (the baseball home run king) was born.


February 05, 1869
On this date: Minnie Cox ~ (first Black postmistress in U.S. and educator) is born in Lexington, Mississippi.

February 05, 1884
On this date: Willis Johnson ~ (inventor) patents the Egg Beater.
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