Black History Month Facts of the Day: Feb 10th

Today’s Black History Month facts focus on Jackie Robinson and Alex Haley.

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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 Jackie Robinson and Alex Haley.

- On this day in 1854, educator Joseph Charles Price was born

- On this day in 1940, singer Roberta Flack was born

- On this day in 1946, the first black in MLB, Jackie Robinson, married Rachel Isum

- On this day in 1964, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

- On this day in 1992, Alex Haley, the author of Roots, died

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