Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jazz Trumpeter/Band Leader, Dizzy Gillespie passes away in 1993. written by Marc Alexander January 6, 2020 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 ! Nelson Mandela is sentenced to 5 years in prison in 1962 ! Uganda joins the United Nation in 1962 !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 ! 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: January 1st, 2020 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 ! NFL player, Lamar Jackson ! You may also like Review: The Internet Make Captivating R&B on... July 20, 2018 3 Teens Hit By SUV In Garden... July 20, 2018 More downtown summer concerts lined up July 25, 2018 A 100-rapper Fortnite Rap Battle Royale now... July 12, 2018 Disco Is Back In Brooklyn! Famed 2001... December 14, 2017 7/13: CBS Evening News July 14, 2018 Bobby Brown struggles with daughter's death in... April 27, 2018 Chrissy Teigen shares first snap of newborn... May 20, 2018 Brown: ‘Unified’ in handling of Embiid injury April 18, 2018 Hamden 2018 Free Summer Concert Series: Complete... June 12, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.