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On this day, 09 January, in African-American history...

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1866 - Fisk University, originally known as Fisk Free Colored School, opened.

1914 - Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. was founded at Howard University.

1935 - Founder and publisher of Black Enterprise Earl G. Graves was born.

1961 - Charlayne Hunter (Gault) and Hamilton Holmes were the first African-Americans enrolled at the University of Georgia.

1967 - After three elections and a unanimous decision by the Supreme Court, Julian Bond was finally seated in the Georgia House of Representatives.

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