Born On This Day ~ March 29 ~ James E Casey

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Born: March 29, 1888 (Nevada, United States)
Died: June 6, 1983 (Atlanta, Georgia, United States)

Famous For/Known For:
American founder of the United Parcel Service

A Little About James E Casey:
Due to his Continue reading

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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 ~ January 26 ~ Bessie Coleman

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Born January 26, 1892 (Atlanta, Georgia)
Died: April 30, 1926 (Jackson, Florida)

Famous For/Known For:
First African American female pilot

A Little About Bessie Coleman:
Bessie Coleman was born in Atlanta, Georgia in a one room cabin where the floor was made of dirt. Her parents, George and Susan Coleman Continue reading