Afro History Today in Afro History ! Dr. Charles R. Drew establishes Blood Bank in 1941, based on his research on blood transfusions and improved techniques for storing blood ! written by Marc Alexander December 27, 2018 DR. CHARLES RICHARD DREW, M.D., C.M., MED. D.Sc. – PROFESSOR OF SURGERY, HOWARD UNIVERSTITY, CHIEF SURGEON… – NARA – 535693 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Abolitionist/Author, Frederick Douglas passes away in 1895.Today in Afro History ! Dr. Daniel Hale Williams becomes the first Afro American to perform open heart surgery in 1893 !Today in Afro History ! The “NAACP” was founded in 1909 !Today in Afro History ! Sgt. William H. Carney becomes first Afro American to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1900 !Today in Afro History ! Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority founded at Howard University in 1908 !Today in Afro History ! Omega Psi Phi Fraternity founded at Howard University in 1911 ! Today in Afro History ! Dr. Charles R. Drew establishes Blood Bank in 1941, based on his research on blood transfusions and improved techniques for storing blood ! was last modified: November 30th, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Sprinter, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ! Actor, John Amos ! Actress, Theresa Randle ! NFL player,Jamaal Charles ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Denzel Washington ! Singer, John Legend ! Actress, Nichelle Nichols ! Jazz Musician, Earl “Fatha” Hines ! You may also like New building of polytechnic college Larkipora inaugurated November 29, 2017 Carson Wentz’s injury: What you need to... May 10, 2018 SZA Crushes Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Eminem... December 10, 2017 One woman killed, another missing as storms... July 25, 2018 Local performers needed at East Point's 'Wednesday... April 9, 2018 Interview: Austin's Deezie Brown on Kanye West... April 9, 2018 As Toys “R” Us Closes For Good,... June 29, 2018 Zero degrees of separation with 98 Degrees November 16, 2017 The greatest NFL turnaround ever? Maybe. Here’s... December 18, 2017 Help them August 21, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.