Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Neighborhoods
  3. Places & Faces

On this day, 03 January, in African-American history...

See also

1621 - The first African-American child, William Tucker, was born in America.

1854 - HBCU Lincoln University was founded in Pennsylvania.

1947 - The Honorable William L. Dawson, the first Black to head a standing committee of Congress, was elected chairman of the House Expenditures Committee.

1966 - Robert C. Henry became Springfield, Ohio's, first black mayor, and the first black mayor in all of Ohio.

1985 - Metropolitan opera star, Leontyne Price, did her last performance as "Aida."

These are but five black facts out of many. Purchase the eBook, "This day in African-American History, January" to have access to over 530 facts covering the entire month of January.

Free copies of "This Day in African-American History, January" are being given away to the first 200 people who enter to win it on the Independent Author Index. Enter to win here.



  • Transgender cop
    A transgender police officer is stepping down from her position to run for office
    Political Office
  • Easter eggs
    Craft delicate, hand-painted eggs with flowers and other designs celebrating spring
    Easter Eggs
  • Subway message
    Subway customer finds 'Big Mama' written on her order
    Subway Message
  • Working from home
    Working from home can be an exciting venture. Get tips to ensure productivity
    Get Tips
  • Limes
    Rising cost of limes could be putting the squeeze on your favorite restaurant
    Expensive Limes
  • Pope Francis
    Religion: Pope Francis instructs how to fight against Satan
    Morning Mass

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!