Afro History Today in Afro History ! Hattie McDaniel, the first Afro American to win an Academy Award passes away in 1952. Benjamin Bannecker, scientist/surveyor passes away in 1806. written by Marc Alexander October 26, 2022 BENJAMIN BANNEKER – ASTRONOMER-CITY PLANNER – NARA – 535626 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Photo by BudCat14/Ross Today in Afro History ! Hattie McDaniel, the first Afro American to win an Academy Award passes away in 1952. Benjamin Bannecker, scientist/surveyor passes away in 1806. was last modified: October 2nd, 2022 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Gospel singer, Mahalia Jackson ! Funk singer/musician, Bootsy Collins ! NBA player, Monta Ellis ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actress, Ruby Dee ! Actress/Model, Jayne Kennedy ! NBA player, Andrew Bynum ! NBA player, Evan Turner ! NBA player, Lou Williams ! You may also like Ardenne student leaders react to former PM... November 12, 2018 "CBS Evening News" headlines for Tuesday, August... August 21, 2018 Sources: Stackhouse joining Grizzlies staff June 10, 2018 TDP alleges irregularities in road work April 9, 2018 The Headies Awards releases Nominees List for... April 13, 2018 Family: Trader Joe’s shooting started with domestic... July 23, 2018 Oladipo: Gilbert’s slight ‘added fuel to the... April 16, 2018 Tierra Whack Wants to Invite You to... June 23, 2018 Why are more pregnant women having heart... July 18, 2018 Dwane Casey takes NBA Coach of Year... June 26, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.