Category: Science/ Medicine

  • Thu, 1905-11-30

    *Harold Finley was born on this date in 1905. He was an African American Parapsychologist and Protozoologist.

    From Palatka, Florida...

  • Sun, 1907-03-24

    *Janet Bragg was born on this date in 1907. She was an African American aviator, nurse, and nursing home proprietor.

    Born Janet Harmon...

  • Thu, 1907-05-23

    *Katie Booth was born on this date in 1907. She was an African American biomedical chemist and community activist.

    From Gulfport,...

  • Sat, 1908-01-04

    William Claytor was born on this date in 1908. He was an African American mathematician and educator.

    Born in Norfolk, Virginia,...

  • Wed, 1908-03-04

    *Theodore Howard was born on this date in 1908. He was an African American surgeon, businessman and activist.

    Born in Murray, Kentucky...

  • Tue, 1908-08-25

    *On this date in 1908, the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses (NACGN) was founded. Martha Minerva Franklin founded the association...

  • Thu, 1909-02-18

    Warren Henry’s birth in 1909 is marked on this date. He was an African American scientist from Evergreen, AL.

    Warren Elliot Henry was...

  • Sun, 1909-02-21

    *Dr. Helen Octavia Dickens was born on this date in 1909. She was a doctor, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and former associate dean of...

  • Mon, 1910-08-29

    Vivien Theodore Thomas was born on this date in 1910. He was an African American supervisor of Surgical Research Laboratories.

    He was...

  • Sun, 1911-01-29

    *On this date in 1911, Frances Mary McHie Rains was born. She was an African American nurse, community worker, educator and businesswoman....

  • Sat, 1912-01-13

    On this date in 1912, Horace Rain, an African American doctor and community activist, was born.

    He was was one of three sons born in...

  • Sun, 1912-03-03

    *Moddie Taylor was born on this date in 1912. He was an African American chemist.

    From Nymph, Alabama, Moddie Daniel Taylor was the son...

  • Sun, 1912-11-10

    *James Lu Valle was born on this date in 1912. He was an African American Chemist.

    From in San Antonio, Texas, he received a Bachelor of...

  • Thu, 1914-01-01

    Dr. Muriel Marjorie Petioni was born on this date in 1914. She is an African American doctor, activist, and community server.

    She was...

  • Wed, 1914-01-07

    On this date, Dorothy Lavinia Brown was born in 1919. She was an African American doctor, legislator, and the first Black female surgeon in the...

  • Fri, 1914-05-29

    On this date in 1914, Henry McBay was born. He was an African American scientist and educator.

    Henry Ransom Cecil McBay was from Mexia,...

  • Fri, 1914-08-14

    *Herman Branson was born on this date in 1914. He was an African American Physicist. Physics is the science of nature in the broadest sense....

  • Mon, 1914-10-12

    *John Edward Hodge was born on this date in 1914. He was an African American chemist.

    From Kansas City, Kansas he was the son of Anna...

  • Tue, 1914-11-24

    On this date, we mark the birth of Bessie Blount in 1914, an African American inventor and forensic scientist.

    She was born in Hickory,...

  • Sun, 1915-05-30

    This date marks the birth of Henry Aaron Hill in 1915. He was an African American chemist and scientist.

    Born in St. Joseph, N.C., he...