Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jazz Trumpeter/Band Leader, Dizzy Gillespie passes away in 1993. written by Marc Alexander January 6, 2019 English: Dizzy Gillespie in a Concert, 1988, Edited Česky: Dizzy Gillesspie na koncertě v roce 1988. Obrázek byl upraven. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Dizzy Gillespie with the Italian singer Sergio Caputo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Portrait of Dizzy Gillespie (John Birks), 1955 Dec. 2. Full-length portrait, seated, facing left, playing horn. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Dizzy Gillespie01” by Roland Godefroy Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington becomes the first Afro American to have his picture put on U.S. Postage Stamp in 1940 !Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington receives honorary degree from Harvard University in 1896 !Today in Afro History ! A coup d’etat brings Siad Barre to power in Somalia in 1969 !Today in Afro History ! Barack Obama becomes the first Afro American elected as President of the United States in 2008 !Today in Afro History ! Nelson Mandela is sentenced to 5 years in prison in 1962 ! Uganda joins the United Nation in 1962 !Today in Afro History ! Jazz Legend Miles Davis passes away in 1991. The Opelousas Massacre of 1868. Today in Afro History ! Jazz Trumpeter/Band Leader, Dizzy Gillespie passes away in 1993. was last modified: December 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Heisman Trophy winner, Jameis Winston ! Director, John Singleton ! NFL player, Ndamukong Suh ! Singer, Kathy Sledge ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actress, Butterfly McQueen ! MLB player, Alfonso Soriano ! MLB player, Edwin Encarnacion ! Actor, Doug E. Doug ! You may also like R&B Singer Montell Jordan and His Wife,... May 8, 2018 Barnwell: Three options to fix the NFL’s... December 18, 2017 Grammys 2018: Top 4 reasons Lorde could... December 10, 2017 R&B artist Rayvn Lenae to perform Thursday... April 19, 2018 Sony Acquires Rights To Reissue 35 Prince... June 28, 2018 Time is right for Solid's return April 27, 2018 Health Watch: New Tool Makes Eye Surgery... June 29, 2018 Leave your weed behind! March 24, 2014 Favre flattery: Mayfield revives draft-day photo April 26, 2018 27th Annual Detroit Music Awards to be... April 22, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.