- Today in Afro History ! Larry Holmes defeats Tim Witherspoon in Heavyweight Championship fight in 1983 !
- Today in Afro History ! Bishop Desmond Tutu defies apartheid laws by walking on a whites only beach in 1989 ! Renaldo “Skeets” Nehemiah breaks world record in the 110m hurdles and becomes the first ever to run it under 13 seconds in 1981 !
- Today in Afro History ! George Foreman knocks out Ken Norton in 2nd round of Heavyweight Championship fight in 1974 ! Thomas J. Martin patents the Fire Extinguisher in 1872 !
- Today in Afro History ! Spelman College founded in 1881 !
- Today in Afro History ! The Muhammad Ali – Joe Frazier Fight III (The Thrilla in Manila) 1975 !
- Today in Afro History ! MLB Hall of Famer, Lou Brock has his 700th career stolen base in 1974 !
Today in Afro History ! Comedian/Actor Richard Pryor suffers severe burns to his body in 1980. Larry Holmes defeats Ken Norton for the WBC Title in 1978 ! was last modified: May 30th, 2018 by Marc Alexander