On this date in 1897, Stephen Gill Spottswood was born. He was an African American Bishop, religious leader, and a civil and human rights...
Last names starting in S
*The birth of Jesse Stahl in 1879 is celebrated on this date. He was an African American cowboy and rodeo star.
From Tennessee, Stahl, an...
Standon, Elizabeth C.
*Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born on this date in 1815. She was a White American abolitionist and feminist.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the...
On this date "Pops" Staples, an African American gospel and blues singer, was born in 1914.
Roebuck "Pops” Staples’ was born in Winona,...
*On this date in 1941, Willie Stargell was born. He was an African American professional baseball player.
He was born Wilver Dornel...
*Edwin Starr was born on this date in 1942. He was an African American musician and entertainer.
Born Charles Hatcher in Nashville,...
Stauper, Mabel K.
*This date in 1890 marks the birthday of Mabel Keaton Staupers. She was an African American leader in breaking down racial barriers in American...
Norman (“Turkey”) Stearnes was born on this date in Nashville, TN, in 1901. He was an African American baseball player in the Negro Leagues....
*Sandy Stephens was born on this date in 1940. He was an African American football player and civic leader.
Sanford Emory Stephens II was...
Dorothy Sterling was born on this date in 1913. She was a Jewish American writer, journalist, and historian.
She was born in New York...
*Thaddeus Stevens was born on this date in 1792. He was a White American abolitionist. Stevens was born in Danville, Vermont.
Steward, Throphilus G.
Theophilus Steward was born on this date in 1843. He was a Black clergyman, teacher, and author. Theophilus Gould Steward was born in Gouldtown...
*The birth of Austin Steward in 1793 is celebrated on this date. He was a Black slave, businessman, administrator and biographer of his life as a...
*On this date, Bennett McVey Stewart was born in 1912. He was an African American high school principal, professor and a former U. S....
McCants Stewart was born on this date in 1877. He was an African American lawyer.
He was born in Brooklyn, NY, the son of T. McCants (a...
*Mel Stewart was born on this date in 1929. He was an African American musician, teacher and actor.
From Cleveland, Ohio Milton Stewart...
*On this date in 1910, Nick Stewart was born. He was an African American actor who founded Los Angeles’ Ebony Showcase Theater.
Stewart, Susan M.
*The birth of Susan McKinney Steward in 1847, is celebrated on this date. A physician, she was one of the first Black women to earn a medical...
Stewart, Thomas McCants
Thomas McCants Stewart was born on this date in 1854. He was a Black attorney, educator, and minister.
He was born in Charleston, SC....
*William Still was born on this date in 1821. He was a Black abolitionist, conductor on the Underground Railroad, writer, historian and activist...
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