Category: Science/ Medicine

  • Mon, 1935-01-21

    *Raye Montague was born on this date in 1935. She is an African American internationally registered professional engineer (RPE) with the U.S....

  • Fri, 1936-04-24

    *Arthur Walker was born on this date in 1936. He was an African American Solar Physicist and educator. This form of science focuses on many...

  • Wed, 1937-02-24

    *The birth of Haile T. Debas on this date in 1937 is marked on this date. He is an African surgeon and educator.

    Born in Asmara,...

  • Sun, 1937-09-26

    *Edith A. Hambie was born on this date in1937. She was an African American scientist, research microbiologist, educator, and activist.

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  • Sun, 1939-06-18

    *Genevieve Knight was born on this date in 1939. She is an African American mathematician and teacher.

    From Brunswick, Georgia...

  • Sun, 1939-10-01

    George R. Carruthers, an African American astrophysicist, was born on this date in 1939.

    Carruthers grew up in Chicago and attended the...

  • Mon, 1939-12-11

    *John W. Macklin was born on this date in 1939. He is an African American analytical chemist and educator.

    From Fort Worth Texas, his...

  • Wed, 1941-12-03

    *Terrence Roberts was born on this date in 1941. He is an African American Psychologist, sociologist, author and activist.

    Born in...

  • Wed, 1942-11-04

    *Patricia Era Bath was born on this date in 1942. She is an African American ophthalmologist, inventor and academic.

    Bath is the...

  • Mon, 1946-08-05

    *Shirley Ann Jackson was born on this date in 1946. She is an African American physicist specializing in Theory.

    Dr. Jackson was born in...

  • Tue, 1950-11-07

    On this date in 1950 Alexa Canady was born. She is an African American Neurosurgeon.

    Canady was the first Woman and first African...

  • Tue, 1950-11-14

    On this date in 1950, Lydia M. Holmes, an African American patented plans for several easily assembled wooden pull toys including a bird, a truck...

  • Sun, 1951-06-10

    Robert J. Jones was born on this date in 1951. He is an African American administrator, agronomist and educator.

    A native of rural...

  • Tue, 1951-09-18

    *Dr. Benjamin Carson was born on this date in 1951. He is a retired African American neurosurgeon and politican.

    From Detroit, Michigan...

  • Mon, 1951-10-01

    October is national Brest Cancer awareness month, and the HeLa cancer cell discovered in 1951 is celebrated on this dates Registry.

    Life...

  • Mon, 1954-08-23

    Philip Emeagwali was born on this date 1954. He is a Nigerian computer scientist and internet pioneer.

    He was raised in the town of...

  • Wed, 1956-10-17

    Mae Carol Jemison was born on this date in 1956. She is an African American astronaut and physician.

    She was born in Decatur, Alabama,...

  • Sat, 1957-03-02

    *Mark Dean was born this date in 1957. He is an African American computer scientist.

    From Jefferson City, Tennessee, Dean's grandfather...

  • Tue, 1958-10-14

    *Dr. Mamie Parker was born on this date in 1958. She is an African American biologist, environmentalist and administrator.

    From Wilmot...

  • Mon, 1960-03-14

    *National Pi Day is marked on this date in 1988. This is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (pi). In 2009, the United States...