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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 Huey P. Newton and Jim Brown.
- On this day in 1902, famed opera singer Marian Anderson was born.
- On this day in 1936, legendary NFL running back Jim Brown was born
- On this day in 1942, the Black Panther Party’s founder, Huey P. Newton, was born
- On this day in 1981, black inventor A.C. Richardson invented the churn
- On this day in 1982, jazz pianist Thelonius Monk was born.