- Today in Afro History ! Hank Aaron breaks home run record in 1974 !
- Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson breaks baseball’s color barrier in 1945 ! Muhammad Ali defeats George Foreman in 1974.
- Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe is inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985 !
- Today in Afro History ! Halle Berry becomes the First Afro American woman to win an academy award for best actress in 2002 !
- Today in Afro history ! Willie Mays hits 4 Home Runs in a single game in 1961 !
- Today in Afro History ! Jazz Pianist and Band Leader, Count Basie, passes away in 1984. South Africa held its first all races election after the ending of apartheid in 1994.
Today in Afro History ! Willie Mays hits his 500th career Home Run in 1965 ! Tupac Shakur dies in 1996. was last modified: August 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander