Cayman Islands separates from Jamaica in 1962. George Town is the capital.
Trinidad and Tobago is a Caribbean island with Port of Spain as the capital.
Sonnie Hereford IV 1957 first Black to desegregate the public schools in Alabama in 1963.
Boge Gebre, activist who helped nearly eradicate female genital mutilation in Ethiopia, dies at 66 11/2/19. Her exact birthday was unknown.
Shirley Hemphill 1947 - 1999. Comic and actress.
Eugene Jacques Bullard 1895 - 1961, first Black person to shoot down an enemy plane.
Robert Leroy Johnson 1911 - 1938 blues guitarist. The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton, and Bob Dylan covered or adapted his work.