Black History Month Facts of the Day: Feb 4th

On every single day of Black History Month this February, we will provide you with a daily fact.

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On every single day of Black History Month this February, we will provide you with a daily fact that occurred on the same day in a past year in history.

Today’s Black History Month facts focus on Rosa Parks and Sojourner Truth.

Check out the facts below:

- In 1794 on this day France abolished slavery.

- In 1913 on this day Rosa Parks was born.

- In 1969 on this day the MLPA began its armed struggle in Angola.

- In 1986 on this day the USPS issued a Sojourner Truth stamp.

- In 1996 JC Watts becomes the first black to respond to a State of the Union.

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