Afro History Today in Afro History ! Leopold Sedar Senghor becomes the first elected president of Senegal in 1960 ! written by Marc Alexander September 5, 2018 By Jessykoffi By Roger Pic English: Leopold Sedar Senghor Français : Leopold Sedar Senghor (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Touching the supernatural Photo taken in Kaolak, Senegal (West Africa) in November, 1967 (Best viewed large). (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Map of Senegal Español: Mapa de Senegal (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Landscape of Casamance Region, southern Senegal (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Map of regions in Senegal Français : Carte des régions du Sénégal (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Senegal breaks from The Mali Federation, declaring it’s independence in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Uganda becomes a self governing country in 1961 !Today in Afro History ! The Central African Republic declares independence from France in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The “Soweto Uprising”. A non-violent march of over 10,000 students in Soweto, South Africa, turns violent when police open fire on the crowd in 1976. Kenneth A. Gibson becomes first Afro American Mayor of Newark in 1970 !Today in Afro History ! The Sudanese Parliament approves referendum on the independence of South Sudan in 2009 !Today in Afro History ! The Largest ever mass immunization of yellow fever begins in West Africa in 2009 ! Today in Afro History ! Leopold Sedar Senghor becomes the first elected president of Senegal in 1960 ! was last modified: August 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Musician, Buddy Miles ! Singer, Terry Ellis ! Novelist, Frank Yerby ! NBA player, Lance Stephenson ! Actor, Thomas Mikal Ford ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Idris Elba ! Singer, Macy Gray ! NBA player, John Wall ! Actor, Michael Winslow ! Actress, Anika Noni Rose ! You may also like N.J. Rehab Facility Preparing Orphaned West Milford... May 16, 2014 Sources: Evans agrees in principle with Pacers July 3, 2018 Teen Dies Of Nut Allergy After Mistakenly... July 17, 2018 DJ Khaled Drops 'No Brainer' Featuring Justin... July 27, 2018 Erykah Badu's Daughter Soulfully Sings 'Happy Birthday'... February 26, 2018 Charleston hip-hop musical taking the stage at... April 11, 2018 Rapper Vince Staples reminds everyone that the... April 17, 2018 Keidel: Super Eagles Came To Win And... February 5, 2018 Dez returns to practice despite sore back November 7, 2013 Another One: YouTube Annouces New Music Streaming... May 20, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.