Afro History Today in Afro History ! John Coltrane passes away in 1967 ! written by Marc Alexander July 17, 2019 Coltrane (1957 album) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) John Coltrane House, 1511 North Thirty-third Street, Philadelphia (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Josephine Baker passes away in 1975.Today in Afro History ! Frederick Douglas escapes slavery disguised as a sailor in 1838 !Today in Afro History ! Inventor, Elijah McCoy passes away in 1929. “The Great Hurricane of 1780” hits the Caribbean.Today in Afro History ! Kurt Lidell Schmoke becomes the first Afro American Mayor of Baltimore in 1987 !Today in Afro History ! U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall retires in 1991 !Today in Afro History ! Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority founded at Howard University in 1908 ! Today in Afro History ! John Coltrane passes away in 1967 ! was last modified: June 30th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actress, Diahann Carroll ! NBA player/Harlem Globe Trotter, Cornelius “Connie” Hawkins ! Singer, Regina Belle ! Singer, Phoebe Snow ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Anti-Apartheid Activist, Nelson Mandela ! NBA player, Penny Hardaway ! NFL player, Deion Branch ! MLB player, Tori Hunter ! TV Host, Wendy Williams ! Singer, Screaming Jay Hawkins ! Singer, Martha Reeves ! You may also like Sound Check: Gary Allan at EJ Thomas;... April 11, 2018 Woman takes on NASA to keep moon... July 4, 2018 New Music: Young Thug – 'Ooou' May 1, 2018 LeBron regrets pressure son faces due to... July 27, 2018 Boyz II Men teaming up with St.... February 21, 2018 Ragtime meets rap in Parlor Social, debuting... June 8, 2018 Kelly Osbourne goes strapless in black pleated... June 2, 2018 Stream Future, Rick Ross and More on... June 16, 2018 Cardinals’ Wilks won’t rush Bradford’s recovery April 11, 2018 Maryland voter registration vendor financed by Russian... July 13, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.