Black History Month Facts of the Day: Feb 14th

Today’s Black History Month facts focus on Richard Allen, Gregory Hines, Morehouse College and more.

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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 Richard Allen, Gregory Hines and more.

- On this day in 1760, African-American bishop Richard Allen was born in Philadelphia.

- On this day in 1817, abolitionist and author Frederick Douglass was born.

- On this day in 1867, Morehouse College was organized.

- On this day in 1936, the National Negro Congress organized in Chicago

- On this day in 1946, legendary performer Gregory Hines was born.

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