On This Day In Black History: February 9
February 9, 2017No Comments
1952; Author Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man wins the National Book Award
1995; Bernard Harris, African-American astronaut, takes space walk.
1971; Baseball Hall of Fame inducts Leroy “Satchel” Paige.
1944; Novelist Alice Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia.
1906; Death of poet and novelist Paul Laurence Dunbar (33), Dayton, Ohio.