Afrikan 365 1759: Paul Cuffe is born on Cuttyhunk Island near New Bedford, MA 1881: Ed Bolden is born in Pennsylvania

1931: James Earl Jones is born in Arkabutla, MS 1940: Kip Keino is born in Kipsamo, Nandi District, Kenya 1942: Muhammad Ali is born in Louisville, KY 1957: Steve Harvey is born in Welch, WV 1961: Patrice Lumumba Remembrance Day; killed by firing squad at age 35 in Elisabethville, Katanga now known as Lubumbashi 1964: Michelle Obama is born in Chicago, IL 1969: John Huggins & Bunchy Carter Remembrance Day; murdered on the UCLA campus 1980: Louis Santop is born in Tyler, TX (Negro Leagues) 1982: Dwyane Wade is born in Chicago, IL 1996: Barbara Jordan Remembrance Day; dies at age 59 of pneumonia

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