Afro History Today in Afro History ! Lena Horne records her classic hit “Stormy Weather” in 1941 ! written by Marc Alexander December 15, 2019 Publicity photo of Lena Horne from her own stage show Nine O’Clock Revue. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Lena Horne, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Cropped screenshot of Lena Horne from the film Till the Clouds Roll By. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Gospel Singer, Mahalia Jackson passes away in 1972. Leontyne Price makes her debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1961 !Today in Afro History ! Count Basie records “One O’Clock Jump” in 1942 !Today in Afro History ! Actress/Singer, Pearl Bailey passes away in 1990 !Today in Afro History ! Henry O. Flipper becomes the first Afro American to graduate from West Point in 1877 !Today in Afro History ! Jimi Hendrix passes away in 1970 !Today in Afro History ! The USS Harmon is the first U.S. warship named after an Afro American war hero in 1943 ! It was named after Medal of Valor recipient, Leonard Roy Harmon ! Today in Afro History ! Lena Horne records her classic hit “Stormy Weather” in 1941 ! was last modified: November 30th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Cindy Birdsong ! NFL player, Rodney Harrison ! Tennis Player, Alexandra Stevenson ! Hurdler, Jehue Gordon ! NBA player, Jahlil Okafor ! Director, Reginald Hudlin ! Professor, William Hinton ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Comedian/Actor, J.B. Smoove ! NFL player, William “The Refrigerator” Perry ! NFL player, Antrel Rolle ! Sprinter, Donovan Bailey ! Singer, Michael McCary ! You may also like Khalid comes to the Don Haskins Center... June 28, 2018 Just Look At This Asshole: Trump Official's... July 7, 2018 Comey confirms FBI probe into possible collusion... March 21, 2017 Trump says his mother "loved Scotland" as... July 21, 2018 "Deathtraps": Fatal crash shines light on past... July 20, 2018 Lowe: Inside the NBA proposal to flip... June 26, 2018 Drake stages "Degrassi" reunion with old cast... June 14, 2018 Pierce Brosnan, Chris Martin Turn Up At... November 14, 2018 Anita Baker adds second show to STL... June 14, 2018 Deadly Northern California wildfire rages largely unchecked July 30, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.