Historic Events by Name

  • Mon, 1832-01-30

    *On this date in 1832 the New England Anti-Slavery Society was founded.

    Originated in Boston, its preamble stated:
    Whereas, we...

  • Tue, 1844-01-30

    *Richard Theodore Greener was born on this date in 1844. He was an African American administrator, politician, lawyer, and educator.

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  • Wed, 1867-01-30

    *On this date we celebrate Morgan State University, one of more than 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in America.

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  • Mon, 1911-01-30

    *On this date Roy Eldridge was born in 1911. He was an African American jazz musician.

    A fiery trumpet player and a key figure in the...

  • Mon, 1933-01-30

    *On this date from 1933, the Registry looks briefly into the Black history of Nazi Germany.

    The Nazis seized power on January 30, of that...

  • Tue, 1968-01-30

    *The Billy Holiday Theatre’s opening in 1968 is celebrated on this date. Serving some 30,000 people annually for more than 30 years, the Audelco...