Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jazz musician Charlie “Bird” Parker passes away in 1955. written by Marc Alexander March 12, 2020 Portrait of Charlie Parker, Tommy Potter, Miles Davis, and Max Roach, Three Deuces, New York, N.Y. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com “Bird Lives,” (sculpture of Charlie “Bird” Parker) by Robert Graham (sculptor), 1999 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Charlie Parker residence on National Register of Historic Places in New York City (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By William P. Gottlieb Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Jazz Legend Miles Davis passes away in 1991. The Opelousas Massacre of 1868.Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Michael Jackson ! Musician, Charlie Parker ! Singer, Dinah Washington ! Actress, Isabel Sanford ! NBA player, David West !Today in Afro History ! Jazz Legend Max Roach passes away in 2007.Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Ray Parker Jr. ! Actor, Darius McCrary ! Singer, Tina Atkins-Campbell ! Actress, Drew Sidora ! NBA player, Amir Johnson ! Hurdler, Michelle Perry ! First Afro American news anchor, Max Robinson !Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actress, Viola Davis ! Actress, Sophie Okonedo ! Actor, Duane Martin ! Author, Alex Haley ! NBA player, Patrick “Patty” Mills !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 ! Jazz musician Charlie “Bird” Parker passes away in 1955. was last modified: February 28th, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Al Jarreau ! MLB player, Darryl Strawberry ! Actor, Courtney B. Vance ! Politician, Andrew Young ! Singer, Tony Terry ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Caron Butler ! Jazz Musician, Roy Haynes ! Rapper, Common ! Actor, Fred “Rerun” Berry ! You may also like Lowe: Biggest winners and losers of NBA... July 10, 2018 Ex-Jets Offensive Coordinator Tony Sparano Dies At... July 22, 2018 Soybean farmer calls Trump’s $12 billion aid... July 25, 2018 Carmelo rejects IG post claiming Korver is... May 24, 2018 7/23 CBS2 Monday Afternoon Weather Headlines July 23, 2018 88rising's NIKI Just Dropped Her Debut EP... May 23, 2018 Bruno Mars to bring Magic to Marlay... July 11, 2018 WATCH: Dublin rap duo Versatile are back... July 23, 2018 Sources: Hornets zero in on Borrego, Larranaga May 5, 2018 Jill Scott will bring her R&B queen... April 2, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.