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 ! Trinidad and Tobago gains independence from the United Kingdom in 1962 ! Lionel Hampton passes away in 2002.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 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 Mavs win pre-lottery tiebreaker with Hawks April 14, 2018 Build-A-Bear customers left in tears following sale... July 13, 2018 Dolphins claim former Jets QB Petty off... May 4, 2018 NFL player says TSA spilled mother’s ashes... July 9, 2018 Substitute Teacher Accused Of Running Student ‘Fight... April 14, 2018 Trump can’t recall using insults he’s made... August 8, 2015 Trump touts progress, but how much has... February 17, 2017 "CBS Evening News" headlines for Wednesday, July... July 12, 2018 The Latest: Meek Mill debuts 'Stay Woke'... June 25, 2018 Survivor Describes Deadly Duck Boat Accident That... July 21, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.