On This Day In Black History: February 2
February 2, 2017No Comments
1897; Alfred L. Cralle invented the ice cram scooper, patent #576,395
1862; District of Columbia abolishes slavery
1948; President Truman sent Congress a special message urging adoption of a civil rights program, including a fair employment practices commission and anti-lynching and anti-poll tax measures.
1839; Inventor Edmond Berger patented the spark plug.
1915; Biologist Ernest E. Just receives the Spingarn medal for his pioneering in cell division and fertilization.