Afro History Today in Afro History ! Hank Aaron breaks home run record in 1974 ! written by Marc Alexander April 8, 2019 English: Milwaukee Braves outfielder and Hall of Famer Hank Aaron in a 1960 issue of Baseball Digest. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron at the 2008 All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade. © Rubenstein, photographer Martyna Borkowski (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com Hank Aaron’s Hall of Fame plaque (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com Hank Aaron’s jersey worn when he broke Babe Ruth’s record. 03:09, 23 May 2005 . . Googie man . . 270×382 (24,156 bytes) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By Chris Evans from same, United States Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Hank Aaron becomes the 2nd MLB player to hit 700 Home Runs in 1973 ! “The New Orleans Tribune ” becomes the first afro daily newspaper published in 1864 !Today in Afro History ! Willie Mays hits his 500th career Home Run in 1965 ! Tupac Shakur dies in 1996.Today in Afro History ! College Basketball Star, Eric “Hank” Gathers, collapses during basketball game and could not be revived. (1990)Today in Afro History ! Carl Lewis breaks world indoor long jump record in 1984 !Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson breaks baseball’s color barrier in 1945 ! Muhammad Ali defeats George Foreman in 1974.Today in Afro History ! Aaron Anderson is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1865 ! Joe Lewis knocks out Max Schmeling in 1938 ! Today in Afro History ! Hank Aaron breaks home run record in 1974 ! was last modified: April 3rd, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan ! B.E.T founder, Robert Johnson ! Rapper, Biz Markie ! Actress, Skai Jackson ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor/Singer/Activist, Paul Robeson ! Actress, Keshia Knight Pulliam ! Singer, Jazmine Sullivan ! TV Host, Sunny Anderson ! You may also like Trump contradicts himself on immigration June 30, 2018 On Anderson East's 'Encore,' An Aspiring Soul... January 16, 2018 Q&A: Instrumental trio Consider the Source talks... July 18, 2018 How Drugs Fueled Key! and Kenny Beats'... June 28, 2018 Saints ready to pick Drew Brees’ heir... February 15, 2018 Lowe: Inside the NBA proposal to flip... June 26, 2018 NFL coaching candidates we’d hire: 45 ESPN... January 3, 2018 Tamia Makes A Return With “Leave It... April 27, 2018 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Further Define Brand of... April 9, 2018 New DNA Testing Helps Identify Remains Of... July 26, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.