Feb 15

On This Day In Black History: February 15

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1964;  Louis Armstrong’s “Hello Dolly” recording becomes his first and only number one record.

 

1961;  U.S. and African nationalist protesting the slaying of Congo Premire Patrice Lumumba distrupts U.N. sessions

 

1848;   Sarah Roberts barred from white school in Boston. Her father, Benjamin Roberts, filed the first school integration suit on her behalf.

 

1965;  Nat King Cole (45), singer and pianist, died in Santa Monica, California.

 

1851;   Black abolitionists invaded Boston courtroom and rescued a fugitive slave.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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