The first African American professional basketball team "The Renaissance" organized in Harlem. They were known to their many fans and admirers as "The Rens" and they've been called "the greatest basketball team you never heard of.
Dancing in the street in the 1950s - source Another Vintage Point.
Spelman College in Atlanta, one of the oldest historically black colleges for women, was established as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary on this date.
fuckyeahlatinamericanhistory: “ “ Three women from Guadeloupe outside the Ellis Island Immigration Station. ” Ellis Island Photographs from the Collection of William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration, New York Public.