Afro History Today in Afro History ! Hank Aaron breaks home run record in 1974 ! written by Marc Alexander April 8, 2020 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: March 27th, 2020 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 Why Social Security isn’t going broke July 7, 2018 One to watch: Mahalia April 21, 2018 INTERVIEW: R&B Singer Shy'Ann Rockelle June 26, 2018 DJDS Release Diverse New Album 'Big Wave... May 18, 2018 New Video: Ginette Claudette – Twisted April 20, 2018 Thieves steal $27,000 worth of tech in... July 11, 2018 Girl’s lemonade stand raises more than $2K... July 28, 2018 One kid separated from parents near the... July 11, 2018 Machado Expected To Go To Dodgers For... July 18, 2018 Source: Mavs, Jordan agree to 1-year, $24.1M... July 1, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.