Afro History Today in Afro History ! Inventor, Elijah McCoy passes away in 1929. “The Great Hurricane of 1780” hits the Caribbean. written by Marc Alexander October 10, 2019 Great Hurricane (1780) areas affected (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Elijah J. McCoy, from uspto.gov (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Frederick Douglas escapes slavery disguised as a sailor in 1838 !Today in Afro History ! U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall retires in 1991 !Today in Afro History ! Ashmun Institue becomes the first chartered Afro-American college in 1854, now named Lincoln University !Today in Afro History ! Josephine Baker passes away in 1975.Today in Afro History ! Jazz Pianist/Composer, Billy Taylor passes away in 2010.Today in Afro History ! John Coltrane passes away in 1967 ! Today in Afro History ! Inventor, Elijah McCoy passes away in 1929. “The Great Hurricane of 1780” hits the Caribbean. was last modified: September 30th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor/Singer/Dancer, Ben Vereen ! Jazz pianist, Thelonious Monk ! MLB player, Andrew McCutchen ! NFL player, Geno Smith ! Singer, Mya ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Terrell Suggs ! Rapper, MC Lyte ! Jazz drummer, Art Blakey ! NBA player, Mike Conley Jr. ! You may also like China is waging a "quiet kind of... July 21, 2018 Millennials are skipping out on travel destinations... July 20, 2018 Best Holiday Treats In NY December 8, 2017 Coachella 2018, the year Beyoncé reigned, was... April 23, 2018 U.S. Overcomes Shaky Start, Rides Rapinoe Goals... June 9, 2015 Two deaths and video of a close... July 20, 2018 Mistaken choice of "sexier" Lady Liberty stamp... July 6, 2018 Ex-Steeler Maddox: Big Ben will respect rookie May 10, 2018 Welcome to the Las Vegas Summer League... July 13, 2018 The Demise of US Slavery to Be... June 7, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.