Sunday, February 7, 2010

Today in Black History

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February 7
Benjamin Banneker, inventor, surveyor, mathematician, and astronomer, began to help lay out Washington, DC, under the supervision of Major Andrew Endicott, IV on this date in 1791.Father Patrick Francis Healy, the first Black awarded a Ph.D. degree, was born in Georgia on this date in 1834.

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