Afro History Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe is inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985 ! written by Marc Alexander July 13, 2019 English: President Reagan and Arthur Ashe. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com Venus Williams At Arthur Ashe Stadium During The 2007 US Open (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American male to win the U.S Open in 1968 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American to win the mens singles title at Wimbledon in 1975 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes first Afro American to qualify for the U.S. Davis Cup in 1963 !Today in Afro History ! Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe passes away in 1993.Today in Afro History ! Althea Gibson becomes the first Afro American woman to win a major tennis title by winning the French Open in 1956 !Today in Afro History ! MLB Hall of Famer, Lou Brock has his 700th career stolen base in 1974 ! Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe is inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985 ! was last modified: July 13th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer/ Deborah Cox ! Singer/ Gerald Levert ! Actress/ Daphne Maxwell Reid ! Boxer, Michael Spinks ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Darrelle Revis ! Golfer, Lee Elder ! NFL player, Rolando McClain ! Singer, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle ! You may also like 3rd Ward Bounce EP June 9, 2018 Bruno Mars Wins Big At Award at... January 29, 2018 Hiking among best exercises to lose weight November 9, 2015 Why Draymond lobbied for JaVale McGee to... April 27, 2018 Hayley Kiyoko makes bold debut with 'Expectations' April 6, 2018 U.S. Air Force fighter jet intercepts plane... July 23, 2018 R Kelly Says Time's Up Boycott Is... April 30, 2018 Hip Hop & R&B Single Sales: Migos... February 11, 2018 Greta Van Fleet, Thornetta Davis win big... May 5, 2018 Warriors to be ‘out there’ for Kobe... December 16, 2017 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.