Born On This Day ~ March 21 ~ Henry Ossian Flipper

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Born: March 21, 1856 (Thomasville, Georgia)
Died: April 26, 1940 (Atlanta, Georgia)

Famous For/Known For: First African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1877.

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Born On This Day ~ February 5 ~ Belle Starr

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Born: February 5, 1848 (Carthage, Missouri
Died: February 3, 1889 (Briartown, Oklahoma)

Famous For/Known For:
United States female  outlaw

A Little About Belle Starr:
Born Myra Maybelle “Belle” Shirley to John and Elizabeth (Hatfield) Shirley Continue reading