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 ! Kurt Lidell Schmoke becomes the first Afro American Mayor of Baltimore in 1987 !Today in Afro History ! Josephine Baker passes away in 1975.Today in Afro History ! Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority founded at Howard University in 1908 !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 ! 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 MTA Trashes Pilot Program Removing Garbage Cans... March 29, 2017 Arthur Avenue: Shop For Food Like An... July 20, 2018 Queens Man Desperately Searches For Hit-And-Run Driver... July 18, 2018 Vlogger ZackTV devoted his life to making... June 5, 2018 Dana Dentata left metal to make empowering... June 15, 2018 Package Thief In Highland Caught On Video December 2, 2014 Sources: NFL didn’t hold formal anthem vote May 24, 2018 Best Songs of the Week Featuring Cardi... April 6, 2018 Sources: Cavaliers to pick up Perkins’ option June 28, 2018 ‘It’s Not Political, It’s A Human Issue:’... February 22, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.