This Week In Black History

April 21, 2022

April 21, 1966 – Pct. Milton L. Olive III awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for valor in Vietnam.

April 22, 1922 – Jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus born.

April 23, 1895 – Clatonia Joaquin Dorticus patents photographic print wash.

April 24, 1944 – United Negro College Fund Incorporated. April 25, 1918 – Ella Fitzgerald, “First Lady of Song”, born.

April 26, 1888 – Sarah Boone patents ironing board.

April 27, 1968 – Vincent Porter becomes first African American certified in plastic surgery

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