Historic Events by Name

  • Sun, 1541-11-01

    The word Negro is discussed on this dates Registry. This brief article and its references is written to add to the history of this word.

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  • Sun, 1733-11-01

    On this date in 1733, one of the first successful African slave rebellions took place.

    Enslaved Africans on the island of St. John (today...

  • Wed, 1758-11-01

    *This dates Registry from 1758, briefly writes about the history of the Black Church in America. This institution which was the first source of...

  • Tue, 1796-11-01

    On this date in 1796, the first school for Blacks in America opened.

    The African Free School was begun in New York City by the...

  • Tue, 1898-11-01

    On this date in 1898, Sippie Wallace was born in Plum Bayou, Arkansas. She was an African American Blues singer.

    Born Beulah Belle Thomas...

  • Fri, 1901-11-01

    On this date in 1901, Grambling State University was founded. It is one of over 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in...

  • Thu, 1945-11-01

    On this date in 1945, the first issue of EBONY magazine was published in Chicago.

    John H. Johnson started the company with a $500 loan on...