- Today in Afro History ! George Coleman Poage becomes the first Afro American to win a medal in an Olympic Games. He won two bronze medals in the 1904 Olympics !
- Today in Afro History ! Thomas Mundy Peterson becomes the first Afro American to vote because of the 15th Amendment in 1870 !
- Today in Afro History ! Jackie Joyner-Kersee breaks record in the heptathlon with 7161 points in 1986 !
- Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is a new dad
- Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens is named Secretary of The Illinois Athletic Commission in 1953 !
- Today in Afro History ! John Woodruff wins Gold Medal in the 800m run, at the 1936 Olympic Games !
Today n Afro History ! Bob Beamon breaks the world long jump record at the 1968 Olympics. which remained unbroken for 22 years ! was last modified: September 28th, 2018 by Marc Alexander