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Fri, 01.09.1914

Phi Beta Sigma founded

On this date in 1914, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., was founded.

Howard University's Langston Taylor, Charles I. Brown, and Leonard F. Morse chartered the fraternity.  Its motto is Culture for Service and Service for Humanity.

Phi Beta Sigma is constitutionally bound to Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.

Reference:
Black American Colleges and Universities:
Profiles of Two-Year, Four-Year, & Professional Schools
by Levirn Hill, Pub., Gale Group, 1994
ISBN: 0-02-864984-2

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