This Day in Quiztory

This Day in Quiztory

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11.18_Soprano Singer Madame Selika
November 18, 2022

#OTD Soprano singer Marie Selika Williams became the first black artist to perform at the White House.

11.17_Happy Founders Day, Omega Psi Phi!
November 17, 2022

#OTD Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was founded on the campus of Howard University.

11.16_Sinqua Walls_Record Label Owner Dick Griffey
November 16, 2022

#OTD Record executive Dick Griffey, founder of SOLAR Records, was born in Nashville, TN. Actor Sinqua Walls narrates.

11.15_The Origin of Voorhees University
November 15, 2022

#OTD Denmark Industrial School, now known as Voorhees University, opened in Denmark, South Carolina.

11.14_The Washington Society of Colored Dentists
November 14, 2022

#OTD The Washington Society of Colored Dentists, a precursor of the National Dental Association, was formed in the District of Columbia.

11.11_The Civil Rights Memorial
November 11, 2022

#OTD The Civil Rights Memorial, a granite fountain inscribed with the names of 41 martyrs of the movement, was dedicated in Montgomery, Alabama.

11.10_Associate Press Secretary Andrew Hatcher
November 10, 2022

#OTD Andrew Hatcher was appointed associate press secretary under President John F. Kennedy making him the first African American to serve in the White House Press Office.

11.09_Howard University Medical School
November 09, 2022

#OTD The first classes began at Howard University's newly established Medical Department with eight students and five faculty members.

11.08_Songstress Minnie Riperton
November 08, 2022

#OTD Recording artist and four octave vocalist Minnie Riperton was born in Chicago, IL. Happy Heavenly Birthday!

11.07_Tamara Tunie_R.I.P. Smokin' Joe
November 07, 2022

#OTD The boxing world mourned the loss of heavyweight champion Smokin' Joe Frazier. Actress Tamara Tunie narrates.