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 ! 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 ! Sammy Davis Jr. passes away in 1990. 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 Comcast Drops Out Of Fox Bidding War,... July 19, 2018 Lil Mo To Headline Atlanta's Premiere R&B... April 25, 2018 Hawks, Budenholzer part ways after 5 years April 26, 2018 American R&B singer Keri Hilson coming to... June 23, 2018 Odell Gray & The House Rules Band July 27, 2018 Search on for relatives after dozens of... July 19, 2018 Ranking the Jets’ QB options, based on... April 13, 2018 Laura Roy is searching for something beyond... May 18, 2018 Tourism poised for investment boom — McNeill July 24, 2015 CP3, battling sore foot, keys Rockets’ rally... May 23, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.